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Look for gold in North Carolina…..


Cherokee County
1….A rich ledge of Silver was worked by the Cherokee Indians located in a cave
in the Nantahia Mountains. The cave was not far from Factory Creek near Andrews.
A landslide sealed the cave, an old smelter and burned ore have been found in the area
The cave entrance has never been found.

2….Silver can be found in the Unaka Mountains near the Tenn State Line.

3….A lost silver mine is in the Snowbird Mountains between Marble and Andrews-worked in 1800’s

Swain County
1….The Cherokee Sycamore Treasure estimated to be worth over $250,000 is hidden on the
mountain West of Smokemount near the Tenn state line.

Macon County
1….Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, Diamonds and other gems can be found in the foothills
of the Nantahala Mountains near Franklin.
2….The gravels beds on each side of Cowee Creek beginning at the forks of Caler Creek,
going upstream, contain Rubies and Sapphires.

Haywood County

1….A lost gold mine exsits in the Smokey Mountains on the Tenn and NC border in either
Swain or Haywood countyies. Known as the Lost Delosia Mine.

Rutherford County

1….Diamonds can be found on the old Levinthrope property near Placer
2….Diamonds can be found by the old Twitty Gold Mine at Twitty
3….From 1790 to 1840 Rutherford County was the principal gold source in the U.S.

Burke County

1….The Copper Hill lost Silver Mine is located in the area of Jonas Ridge.
2….Diamonds can be found at the Brindletown Creek Ford

Alexander County

1….Emeralds can be found at Hiddenite, 25 miles West of Salem

Cabarrus County

1….Gold has been found in Meadow Creek
a. 1873..17 lb nugget
b. 1803..28 lb nugget
c…1804..9 lb nugget
d…1835..13 1/2 lb nugget
Gold is still being found ranging from grain size to walnut size in this area.
2….Gold in Quartz can be found in the bed of the Rocky River near the old Reed’s Gold Mine

Guilford County

1….A gold mine was worked in the 1790’s 5 miles from High Point nead the Hayworth picnic
grounds.
2….Gold can be found near Jamestown along the Deep River, 5 miles south of town

Richmond County
1….Gold can be found in nearly all the streams the entire length of lthe NC/SC border.

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Claims available in New Hampshire…contact local BLM to file….


Site Name : Pocket Mountain Prospect
State : New Hampshire
County : Carroll
Latitude : 43.68596
Longitude : -71.0511
Operation Type : Unknown
Development Status : Occurrence
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : White Diamond Gold Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Carroll
Latitude : 43.8173
Longitude : -71.475
Operation Type : Unknown
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : White Diamond Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Carroll
Latitude : 43.81926
Longitude : -71.4664
Operation Type : Unknown
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Dalton Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 44.37536
Longitude : -71.7297
Operation Type : Unknown
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold
Other Commodities : Copper

Site Name : Indian Stream Placers
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 45.25619
Longitude : -71.30556
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type : Placer
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Indian Stream Placers
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 45.26786
Longitude : -71.2969
Operation Type : Placer
Development Status : Occurrence
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Milan Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 44.56313
Longitude : -71.25416
Operation Type : Unknown
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper
Secondary Commodities : Lead, Zinc
Other Commodities : Gold, Silver

Site Name : Milan Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Coos
Latitude : 44.56456
Longitude : -71.25
Year Discovered : 1870
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Other Commodities : Aluminum, Sulfur-Pyrite, Copper, Silver, Lead, Silica, Zinc, Gold

Site Name : Atwood Au Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.21036
Longitude : -71.88056
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type : Vein
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Grafton Fertilizer Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.24256
Longitude : -71.9869
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Stone, Crushed/Broken, Gold

Site Name : Haviland Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.23675
Longitude : -72.00056
Operation Type : Unknown
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper
Secondary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Lebanon I89 Roadcut Cu/Moly Showings
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 43.63425
Longitude : -72.28417
Operation Type : Unknown
Production Size : N
Development Status : Occurrence
Primary Commodities : Sulfur-Pyrite, Copper, Molybdenum, Lead
Secondary Commodities : Gold
Other Commodities : Iron, Pig Iron, Zinc

Site Name : Prospect Hill Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 43.80476
Longitude : -72.2381
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper, Gold, Silver

Site Name : Reservoir Hill Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 43.64119
Longitude : -72.23917
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type : Vein
Production Size : Y
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Lead, Silver
Secondary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Roy Farm Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.21726
Longitude : -72.0111
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Prospect
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Trevina Hill & Dodge Mine/New England Mines
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.23397
Longitude : -71.92222
Operation Type : Unknown
Deposit Type : Vein
Production Size : S
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : White Mountain Gold Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Grafton
Latitude : 44.22426
Longitude : -71.9942
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Gold

Site Name : Ney Prospect
State : New Hampshire
County : Merrimack
Latitude : 43.41726
Longitude : -71.8039
Operation Type : Underground
Development Status : Past Producer
Primary Commodities : Copper
Other Commodities : Gold, Silver

Site Name : Lamb Mine
State : New Hampshire
County : Sullivan
Latitude : 43.51566
Longitude : -72.0092
Operation Type : Surface
Development Status : Prospect
Primary Commodities : Gold, Mica, Silver

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1874…Wrapped Bodies…Indian Burial Ground


1874..wrapped bodies, Indian burial ground

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1898..Dyea Trail…Alaska…Miners headed up the trail, backpacks and animals…..


1898 gold miners alaska

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1900’s….Gold Hunting on beach in Alaska…home made sluice


1900's miner washing gold Alaska

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1900’s…Nome, Alaska…Panning for gold


gold panning 1900's Nome Alaska

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Kodiak, Alaska….The picture was taken between 1900 and 1923.


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