1 edition of Gold deposits of Alabama found in the catalog.
Gold deposits of Alabama
by Geological Survey of Alabama, Mineral Resources Division in Tuscaloosa, Ala
Written in English
|Statement||edited by C. Michael Lesher, Robert B. Cook, Lewis S. Dean.|
|Series||Bulletin / Geological Survey of Alabama ;, 136, Bulletin (Geological Survey of Alabama) ;, 136.|
|Contributions||Lesher, C. M., Cook, Robert B., Dean, Lewis., Geological Survey of Alabama.|
|LC Classifications||QE81 .A15 no. 136|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||229 p. :|
|Number of Pages||229|
|LC Control Number||90621344|
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Alabama has a wealth of mineral and rock deposits that make it an ideal state for rock hounding or hunting. The state is dominated by two different geologies--mountainous in the northeast at the southern end of the Cumberland plateau and rolling coastal plains that cover the rest of state's farming regions. Placer Gold Deposits of Arizona Pap/Map Edition by Maureen G. Johnson (Author) out of 5 stars 35 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: 6.
numerous granite pegmatites and ore-bearing veins. Prior to the California gold rush of , this portion of Alabama experienced its own gold rush, largely unprofitable, although gold may still be panned in the regional streams. Most of the rest of the state, about 60%, is the gently rolling to flat Costal PlainFile Size: 1MB. The low-budget prospector only needs the three basics: a shovel, a bucket, and a gold pan (and a source of water) to get started; people who have been seized by the gold prospecting fever can end up buying, and perhaps even needing, equipment to work a prospect and turn it into a producing mine.
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Walls' interest in Hog Mountain and in gold mining in Tallapoosa County has resulted in "Alabama Gold: A History of the South's Last Mother Load," a page book release earlier this month by The History Press. The book spans a century of gold mining in Alabama, the last southern Piedmont state in which gold was discovered.
(6). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gold deposits of Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.: Geological Survey of Alabama, Mineral Resources Division, The Arbacoochee Placer was the most extraordinary gold placer deposit in Alabama, covering acres on top and sides of Gold Hill, once giving employment to men.
The Clear Creek placers were long famed for its rich production. Gold deposits of Alabama book Prospecting in the Southeastern U.S. Where to Find Gold eBook book Gold can be found all throughout the Southeastern U.S.
by miners and prospectors. This eBook documents the areas where gold has been found all throughout the Southeastern United States of Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland. Gold in Alabama Significant amounts of gold have come from Alabama, making it one of the better gold producing states east of the Mississippi River.
Gold has been found in both lode and placer deposits, with the majority coming from area in the east central part of the state up next to the Georgia border.
Alabama Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites. Gold was first discovered in Alabama in marking the third notable gold rush in American history. Today, gold hunters continue to pan out grains and nuggets in Chilton, Clay, Cleburn, Coosa, Randolph, Talladega and Tallapoosa Counties.
Barbour, Calhoun, Franklin, and other counties with gold, silver, and other mining activity found In Alabama. Quick Facts 3, records of mines in Alabama Counties.
From to Alabama produced nea ounces of gold. The most important deposits were found in Cleburne, Tallapoosa, Clay and Randolph Counties. Only Cleburne and Tallapoosa Counties produced more t ounces of gold. Gold found in. Cleburne County Alabama Gold Mines.
Cleburne County Alabama Gold Mines. Blue Creek Alabama: Placer Gold Deposits. Nuggets weighing up to 4 ounces have been reported from Blue Creek, a short tributary of the Coosa River in the southeastern part of Chilton County Alabama.
The most commonly listed primary commodities in Alabama mines are Iron, Aluminum, and Gold. At the time these mines were surveyed, 2, mines in Alabama were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an. Most the gold in Alabama is in quartz and has to be pulverized out.
Most any creek coming off the east side of the Appalachians in Alabama had trace gold. There. Alabama Gold mining, Gold mine companies, mine owners and mine information.
US-Mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in Alabama. rocks of mid-Tertiary Carlin-type gold deposits also contain Devonian sedex mineralization, which is significant because these deposits will be mined for gold and not Zn-Pb or barite (Emsbo et al.,).
This work also demonstrates that the transport of gold by basinal fluids, and its subsequentFile Size: KB. The Hog Mountain mine, which operated between and and and in Tallapoosa County, was the most extensively developed gold mine in Alabama and is credited with a total production of ab troy ounces of gold.
Gold mining ceased in Alabama during the late s, although a few individuals continue to prospect on their own. Walls' interest in Hog Mountain and in gold mining in Tallapoosa County has resulted in "Alabama Gold: A History of the South's Last Mother Load," a page book release earlier this month by The History Press.
The book spans a century of gold mining in Alabama, the last southern Piedmont state in which gold was discovered. nd: History Press, The. The story of gold mining at Hog Mt. in the 's is told through interviews Walls conducted with miners and community members.
Alabama was the top producer of gold in the southern Appalachian states due to the yield of gold at Hog Mountain in Walls adds a missing chapter to Alabama history with the book Alabama Gold. She has taught at Auburn University and the University of Phoenix online, among others.
Her article “Gold Mountain at Hog Mining in the s” was published by Alabama Review in She co-authored Alexander City: Images of America and is Brand: TheHistoryPress. GPAA Gold and Treasure Show in Springfield, OH.
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Gold Prospecting in Alabama began in following a chance discovery of gold along the Blue and Chestnut Creeks. These gold prospecting locations would last for almost ten years until the discovery of gold in California – this proved to be much more lucrative an d the prospectors in Alabama soon abandoned their posts for more favorable gold.
Alabama Gold Prospecting Books and Maps Books (many with maps) A Preliminary Report on the Upper Gold Belt of Alabama, Bulletin No. 5, Part I, Geological Survey of Alabama,pages, self-binding - $5 Alabama Gold: A Guide to Alabama´s Gold Belt, East Central Alabama by Patricia Pitts, booklet - $1.
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What people are saying - Write a review. Second Report on the Gold Deposits .Buried Treasure in Alabama Sites. Good luck! In the town of Fort Payne it has been rumored that a wealthy businessman, John Willismith, before he died buried $, of gold. Mr.
Willismith owned most of the town. So the gold could have been buried anywhere, or perhaps in different locations.This informative guide is a county-by-county directory to Arizona's placer gold.
Book comes with a large 20" x 20" map showing reported locations of placer gold deposits in .