Aussies,will you be joining The Gold Rush to Kalgoorlie WA after 27kg gold nugget found?

Answer No. I'll give it a miss.I tried prospecting with a new fangled White metal detector butdidn't have the patience to stick with it.But I did end up with $500.00 worth of small gold nuggets.I traded a... Read More »

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Where was the 54-lb. gold nugget found in 1859?

In April 1859, a 54-lb. gold nugget was found in Dogtown, California, and became known as the Dogtown nugget. Dogtown is located just above the west branch of the Feather River.Source:The Californi... Read More »

Who found the Black Hills gold rush?

Father De Smet, a Roman Catholic missionary, spotted Sioux Indians carrying gold in the 1860s which they said came from the Black Hills. The gold rush, however, didn't begin until 1874 following th... Read More »

Gold Nugget Hunting in New Mexico?

According to ICMJ Prospecting and Mining Journal, although New Mexico isn't well known for its placer gold, there has been quite a bit found, revealing the potential for finding placer gold in the ... Read More »

California Gold Rush Learning Activities?

On January 24, 1848, James Marshall found gold at Sutter's Mill, thus beginning the great California Gold Rush. Within the year, thousands flocked from all across the country to California hoping t... Read More »