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This is about amber a semiprecious gem, amber, known since antiquity that is still in use today. The article also describes some uses for amber.
Published by John Carter 89 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +3 votes | 0 comments
How and where to find agates is explained this article. There is a brief explanation of what you can do with them when they are found.
Published by John Carter 89 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +2 votes | 0 comments
The agate is the favorite gem of rockhounds because it is so easy to find in all kinds of geological environments. It is also a beautiful stone of many colors and patterns cabable of being easily ground and polished for jewlery.
Published by John Carter 89 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +7 votes | 4 comments
New England contains many gems both precious and semi-precious. Some of these gemstone deposits are worth millions providing work for many.
Published by John Carter 89 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +3 votes | 0 comments
There are no official reports about finding gold in Delaware. There has been found a considerable amount of coins washed up on the beaches of Delaware from ancient shipwrecks.
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +0 votes | 0 comments
The first of many gold rushes in British Columbia started in the Fraser River Canyon in 1858. This was only the first of many gold rushes that followed in the province.
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +2 votes | 0 comments
The only gold that is found in Alberta is what is called flour gold in fine particles that will pass a 35 mesh screen. They have found kimberlites in Kicking Horse Pass with the possibility of diamonds
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +1 votes | 0 comments
Lode gold is found in nerthern Saskatchewan in the rocks of the Canadian Shield. Placer gold is found in some of the rivers in the southern part of the province brought there by the glaciers.
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +2 votes | 5 comments
Gold in Manitoba is found in the north of the province except for the southeast corner where the first gold rush occured. There are many gold mines in northern Manitoba
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +1 votes | 0 comments
Gold is found throughout most of Ontario. One of the great gold mining districts in the world, the Abitibi crosses the whole province from Lake Superior to the Quebec border.
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +0 votes | 0 comments
The areas in Quebec where you are likely to find gold. The gold of northern Quebec is found in Archean rocks, in southern quebec they are found associated with the Baie Verte Fault.
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +3 votes | 3 comments
Although the geology of New Brunswick indicates there is gold in the province it wasn't until recently that an organized effort was put in effect to finding it.
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +0 votes | 0 comments
Gold is found in several places in Nova Scotia associated with Maguma terrane and sediments from the Maguma
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +3 votes | 2 comments
This describes finding gold in Newfoundland and Labrador. It also describes some adventures of the author's Great-Grandfather in the mid-1800s
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +0 votes | 0 comments
Nunavut is in the Northernmost part of Canada. It produces gold, diamonds, precious gems and other minerals.
Published by John Carter 90 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +1 votes | 0 comments
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