Copper

Clallam County Washington

You can find gold in a few places in Clallam County Washington. Arch-A-Wat Arch-A-Wat is located W of Neah Bay, on the Pacific Ocean. If you go south of Arch-A-Wat along the beach to between Portage Head and Point of Arches, in sections 18, 19 and 30, T32N R15W, you will find the Shi Shi …

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Calaveras County California

After placer gold discoveries in 1849 in Calaveras County, California, Miners opened rich lode veins in 1850 above the placer workings.  Placer gold production estimations at 2,415,000 ounces and lode gold at 2,045,700 ounces CALAVERAS RIVER The Calaveras River channel and all tributaries contain rich placers.  In the Table Mountain area, placers were also very …

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Cabarrus County North Carolina

In Cabarrus County North Carolina  all the regional streams and bench gravels contain some placer gold. Local inquiry may pay off. MINES: Allen Furr Mine – is located 23 miles east of Charlotte. It was a lode gold mine. Barnhardt Mine – was a lode gold mine. Barringer’s Mine – started as a placer mine …

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Albany County Wyoming

In the southwestern part of Albany County the placers were found along Douglas Creek in 1868. Later lode veins were discovered and they yielded copper, silver and gold. The total production is well over 10,000 ounces and the fact that the district has been idle since 1900 should interest the amateur prospector. Lake Creek and …

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North Carolina

Gold was discovered in North Carolina in 1799, the first recorded discovery in the United States. Both Placer and lodes have been discovered. Today almost all of the gold production in North Carolina comes as a by product of copper and Tungsten. Around 2,000,000 ounces came from North Carolina. The biggest obstacle in North Carolina …

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