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Gold producing localities of placer gold in Vermont.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +1 votes | 2 comments
Gold is found in Rhode Island as both placer and hard rock deposits. Gold also be found as pirate treasure and possibly in the industrial waste sludge from jewelry manufacturing plants.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +0 votes | 0 comments
Where to find gold in Massachusetts and places to look. The comparison of Massachusetts with other areas to prospect for gold and other minerals
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +4 votes | 7 comments
Panning or prospecting for gold in your backyard is entirely feasible. Most placer or alluvial gold is found in sand and gravel deposits in streams where runing water concentrates the gold into the black sand concentrate.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +5 votes | 0 comments
Gold is a chemical element with an atomic weight of 79 on the periodic table. Gold is a shiny yellow metal like the rising sun used as a storage of value, coinage, jewlery, dentistry, electronics and the exploration of space.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +4 votes | 1 comments
A blowpipe has been used for goldsmithing work and mineral analysis for thousands of years. Its history goes back into antiquity and has survived until modern times when its use was supplanted by bunsen burners and spectroscopes.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +3 votes | 1 comments
The difinitive test for gold before the atomic absorption spectrometer was the Purple of Cassius. the test makes use of gold dissolved from its ore with aqua regia and precipitated with tin chloride as the color purple.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +2 votes | 0 comments
Gold is often hosted as disseminated deposits in sedimentray rocks. The lodes found in these environments are distributed worldwide.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +2 votes | 2 comments
Finding gold in fault zone. fault zones have their own appearance and feathures including veins, special rock types and have earthquakes associated with them
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +5 votes | 0 comments
Finding hardrock gold deposits is more difficult then finding alluvial gold deposits. Most gold is associated with veins of quartz in fault zones that also contain other metal sulfides especially iron pyrite
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +5 votes | 2 comments
Connecticut holds gold and many other minerals in its fields, forests, rivers, streams and lakes. Connecticut has over 600 abandoned mines and prospects.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +2 votes | 4 comments
Ther have been several great goldrushes in North America including those in the United States and Canada. The most famous was the Klondike Goldrush occuring in the Yukon Territory of Canada.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +3 votes | 0 comments
using plants for prospecting and mining gold and other valuable minerals has gone on for centuries.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +2 votes | 0 comments
Gold can also be used for recreational purposes to find it. The hobby has many followers worldwide as the hunt for gold goes on.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +3 votes | 0 comments
Canada's Abitibi Gold Belt contains more Gold then Fort Knox. The Abitibi gold belt has produced more then 160 million ounces of Gold.
Published by John Carter 92 months ago in Mineralogy & Gemology | +3 votes | 0 comments
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