Prospecting for placer gold in South Dakota

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  • English
University of South Dakota , Vermillion
Statementdata compiled by Doris L. M. Anderson.
SeriesSouth Dakota. State Geological [and Natural History] Survey. Report of investigations,, no. 15, Report of investigations (South Dakota Geological Survey) ;, no. 15.
LC ClassificationsTN421 .A6
The Physical Object
Pagination15 l.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL253226M
LC Control Numbergs 33000072

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gold maps are great for gold panners, prospectors, rock hounds, campers, and geologist. the location and mineral occurrence of gold for these sites came from extensive research of the south dakota data files from. The Black Hills of South Dakota is famous for its rich gold mining history.

Since the initial discovery of gold inboth placer and lode gold deposits have been producing ever since. Gold panning will still produce gold dust for prospectors willing to give it a try.

Until the recent discoveries of large gold deposits in the Carolinas and Georgia South Dakota had the distinction of being the eastern most state that was a large producer of gold.

It also has the distinction of having a war between the Indians and Whites over the gold deposits in the Black Hills, an area that was considered sacred by the led to the Battle of Little Bighorn in Author: Geotek. Prospecting for placer gold in South Dakota by Doris L. Anderson,University of South Dakota edition, in EnglishPages: At Mining Books, you can buy best books on gold prospecting at affordable price.

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During the Indian Wars inGeneral George Custer and his men camped on French Creek in the southern Black Hills, near the present site of Custer, South Dakota. Two of his men found placer gold in French Creek. Our favorite book: "gold mining in the 21st century" covers all aspects of gold prospecting and the various types of placer mining equipment you will want to use.

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Custer County South Dakota. Custer. All of the streams, bench and terrace deposits near Custer contain placer gold. East of Custer 6 miles, along French Creek (original discovery site) in all bed, bench and terrace gravels you can find placer gold.

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They will teach you different methods used to recover placer gold, as well as references on where to look for gold. Whether you are panning, metal detecting, suction dredging or drywashing, proper research will give you an edge when. Black Hills Prospecting Club of South Dakota The Black Hills Prospecting Club promotes and teaches responsible mining and prospecting practices and brings together individuals for the advancement and enhancement of prospecting.

We will strive to cooperate with local community organizations, State, Federal, and local governing authorities to. The most commonly listed primary commodities in South Dakota mines are Gold, Silver, and Uranium.

At the time these mines were surveyed, mines in South Dakota were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. 1 South Dakota has prospect mines.

2 mines were in. GOLD PRODUCTION South Dakota gold mines have produced over 1, t ( million ounces) of gold since In recent years, South Dakota typically ranks fourth in the nation in gold production, behind Nevada, California, and Utah.

Annual gold production from the five large scale mines has recently ranged between. The most important mining regions of Oregon are in the northeastern part of the State where both lode and placer gold have been found.

Placer gold occurs in many streams that drain the Blue and Wallowa Mountains. One of the most productive placer districts in this area is in the vicinity of Sumpter, on the upper Powder River.

Minor amounts of placer gold have been produced in South Dakota (the Black Hills region, particularly in the Deadwood area, and on French Creek, near Custer) and in Washington (on the Columbia and Snake Rivers and their tributaries). This is also true for gold prospecting in Utah.

While there was never a real gold rush in Utah, there are accessible placer deposits in each quadrant of the state. If you are interested in learning more, you need [ ]. The gold deposits of South Dakota are in the Black Hills, in the western part of the State.

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GOLD Discusses the nature of gold, its origins, and the geologic environments in which it is commonly found. Provides information. A.L., eds., Metallogeny of gold in the Black Hills, South Dakota: Society of Economic Geology Guide­ book Series, v. 7, p. Wilson, A.B., and DeWitt, Ed;Database for metallic mineral districts and mines of the northern Black Hills, South Dakota and Wyoming: U.S.

Geological Survey Open-File Report A (Program Documenta­Author: A.B. Wilson, Ed DeWitt.