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The Geology of Gold


A collection of articles on the geology, mining, prospecting and history of gold.


Gold Prospecting
Gold Prospecting
Gold Prospecting - Some history, geography and geology of gold prospecting by USGS.
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Geology gifts
Gifts that Rock! Find something for the rockhound on your holiday shopping list.
Most Important Tool
The most important gold prospecting tool
The most important gold prospecting tool Is not a gold pan.
Uses of Gold
Uses of Gold
Uses of Gold The unique properties of gold make it ideally suited for many industrial uses.
What is Gold?
What is Gold?
What is Gold? A summary of the physical properties, occurrence and uses of gold.
Waterproof Paper
Waterproof Paper
Waterproof Paper - Don't take chances with your field notes and maps. Use waterproof paper.
Gold
Gold
Gold A history of gold uses, mining and prospecting over thousands of years.
Gold Panning Kits
Gold Pans
Gold Pans and Panning Kits - classifiers, snuffer bottles. Learn how to pan for gold!
Videos: Panning Gold
How to Pan for Gold
How to Pan for Gold Learn about panning by watching four experienced panners.
Gold Books
Gold Books
Gold Books Fifty books that will help you find gold. For beginning and experienced prospectors.
Fee Mining
Fee Mining Sites
Fee Mining Sites are mines that you can enter, pay a fee, and keep anything that you find.
Geology Tools
Geology Tools
Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.