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LINKS TO OTHER PROSPECTING AND TREASURE WEBSITES

Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 8:02 pm
by Iggy1
Jim: I hope you don't mind me putting this link in here, but thought some of the readers might find this interesting.
http://www.legendsofamerica.com/AZ-Treasures.html

Re: LINKS TO OTHER PROSPECTING AND TREASURE WEBSITES

Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2009 12:22 pm
by Desert Cruiser
Here's a site that may interest a few people that drywash, and metal detect for gold

http://goldbedrockgold.blogspot.com/200 ... rt-iv.html

Don....

Re: LINKS TO OTHER PROSPECTING AND TREASURE WEBSITES

Posted: Tue Aug 04, 2009 5:23 pm
by Jim Hatt
The most complete Chronology of Lost Dutchman material that can be found anywhere.

http://www.lost-dutchman.com/dutchman/chron.html

Re: LINKS TO OTHER PROSPECTING AND TREASURE WEBSITES

Posted: Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:00 am
by Jim Hatt
KOLLENBORN CHRONICLES

A weekly article in the Apache Junction/Gold canyon News that always something to do with the Legend & Lore of the Superstition Mountains or the Lost Dutchman Mine.

There is also an archive section on the Website where you can go to read past articles.

http://www.ajnews.com/vol13/080309/pdfs ... JNW_A4.pdf

Re: LINKS TO OTHER PROSPECTING AND TREASURE WEBSITES

Posted: Sun Feb 07, 2010 7:08 pm
by oroblanco
HOLA amigos,
DesertUSA has an excellent article for anyone interesting in gold prospecting, at
http://www.desertusa.com/mag06/jul/gold2.html

Gold Prospectors Association of America club
http://www.goldprospectors.org

The New 49ers prospecting club site
http://www.goldgold.com/

I have some suggested <free> downloads for those interested in prospecting for gold, here are the links:

Free book download, Arizona Lode Gold Mines and Gold Mining,
Arizona Geological Survey Bulletin 137
http://mines.az.gov/DigitalLibrary/AZBM ... deGold.pdf
<EXCELLENT book for info on AZ lode gold deposits in my opinion>

Free book download, Gold Placers and Placering in Arizona,
Arizona Geological Survey Bulletin 168.
http://www.azgs.az.gov/Mineral%20Scans/ ... 68_ocr.pdf
<Ditto, but focused on the placer gold deposits rather than lode in AZ>

Principal Gold-Producing Districts of the United States,
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 610 (1968)
This book is a nation-wide compendium describing the geology, mining history, and production of the major gold-mining districts in 21 states. <Free download>
http://mines.az.gov/DigitalLibrary/USGS ... States.pdf

Hints for gold prospectors in California <Free download>
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/informatio ... ote_24.pdf

Map of historic gold mines of California <Free download>
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/geologic_r ... _AUMap.pdf

Placer gold recovery methods
http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/geologic_r ... s/SP87.pdf

Map of gold producing districts of Nevada
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/dox/m32.pdf

Silver and gold in New Mexico <$12.95>
http://geoinfo.nmt.edu/publications/maps/resource/21/

Utah map of principal mining districts and metallic resources
http://geology.utah.gov/online/m/m-70.pdf

Where to find gold in Colorado <privately owned website, could vanish one day>
http://www.goldfeverprospecting.com/cogolo.html

Gold gold gold! Colorado Dept of Natural Resources pub with map showing principal deposits
http://geosurvey.state.co.us/pubs/rocktalk/rtv6n2.pdf

Where to find gold in Oregon (not the best resource I ever saw, but has some info)
http://www.naturenw.org/rock-gold.htm

Gold in TEXAS? Yes there is, brief article with info at
http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/onli ... /dkg1.html

New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources (many for reasonable fees)
http://geoinfo.nmt.edu/publications/

Nevada Geological Survey list of available publications <many publications free download>
http://www.nbmg.unr.edu/dox/dox.htm

Utah Geological Survey maps and publications
http://geology.utah.gov/maps_pubs.htm

Colorado Geological Survey online bookstore
http://dnr.state.co.us/geostore/

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries maps and publications
http://www.oregongeology.org/sub/pub%26 ... 26data.htm

USGS pamphlet on prospecting for gold, good for beginners
http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/prospect2/prospectgip.html

United States Geological Survey Publications Warehouse (many free downloads) search page
http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/

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This should get you started, now go find some gold and be sure to come back and post some photos! :D

Good luck and good hunting amigos, I hope you find that gold!
Roy ~ Oroblanco

Re: LINKS TO OTHER PROSPECTING AND TREASURE WEBSITES

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 11:15 am
by Jim Hatt
WOW! They look like "Great" Links Roy!

You must have been collecting them for a long time!!!!!! Gonna take me a while to check them ALL out with my dial-up connection. :lol:

Jim

Re: LINKS TO OTHER PROSPECTING AND TREASURE WEBSITES

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:36 pm
by oroblanco
Thanks amigo, yes been getting quite a collection of links to online sites - I haven't tried each one of these to be sure they still work, but of those I posted, I know they were working fairly recently. Some really good sites have gone "poof" too so now if it is privately owned I would check it before posting it.

I would bet that you have quite a collection yourself, <hint hint? :mrgreen: >
Roy

Re: LINKS TO OTHER PROSPECTING AND TREASURE WEBSITES

Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:32 pm
by Jim Hatt
I used to have a lot of them, but they didn't survive a hard drive crash.
:(