Tom Ashworths Prospectors Cache

Gillespie County Texas

by John Moore

UT Austin panned gold out of the Sandy below the Enchanted Rock state park, this info found in a book "The Lost San Saba Mine" by C.F. Eckardt. They panned out a couple of hundred (1974ish) dollars of gold. Also was a small mining operation in the northeastern part of the county, about 20 miles from Fredericksburg. This info from UT Bureau of Economic Geology.

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