ABOUT BROWN COUNTYIn all glacier drifts throughout the county you can find placer gold with an occasional diamond.Greenhorn Creek Greenhorn Creek is said to carry gold bearing sand. Salt Creek Reported By: Gregg Larrison Flour to coarse, some pickers and an occasional nugget has been found by me and others. The gold is in gravel …
Gold occurrences in Indiana are due to the Pleistocene glacial movements, which deposited gold in varying amount in the glacial moraines from unknown source in Canada. No natural veins bearing gold or natural placer are in Indiana. Still, gold panning of many of the glacier deposits in the streams produce small amounts of gold.