Florida Gold Panning Locations

Gold Mining in Florida. Panning and Prospecting for Gold.

Gold in Florida The geology of Florida does not present the conditions needed for gold. Most of the state of Florida as we know it today was once covered by water, where limestone deposits were formed and built up over millions of years. Numerous occurrences of flooding and receding ocean waters added sediment deposits as well. Simply put, these are not the geological conditions where gold is found, and there are no known occurrences of natural gold within the state of Florida. Gold prospectors in Florida would be encouraged to…

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Florida Gold Panning Locations

How to Find Gold in Florida Beaches | USA Today

Stretching more than 663 miles, Florida beaches offer gold seekers a wide swatch of sand to search, with the most lucrative areas along the Atlantic Ocean. In the 17th century, 11 Spanish ships, each carrying significant gold treasure, crashed along the eastern coastline of Florida, and treasure hunters continue to find gold coins and jewelry along the state’s beaches from these wrecks. Careless sunbathers add to the potential bounty with lost gold anklets, rings and earrings. If you have the right tools and detection techniques, you too can glean gold…

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Florida Gold Panning Locations

Mining For Florida Gold| VisitFlorida.com

From a distance, it doesn’t look like much. Tall, grayish rock piles, maybe forty-feet-long stand next to each other at the edge of a grassy field. But get up close, catch the light just right, and you’ll see that they glitter with golden treasures. And if you’re lucky – which is pretty much a guarantee – you’ll be taking them home by the bucket-load.Ruck’s Pit, in Fort Drum, is the site of a former mining operation for the fossilized shell rock commonly used in our state’s roadbeds. But long ago,…

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Florida Gold Panning Locations

BRANFORD CHAPTER GPAA

The Chapter’s monthly meetings will be held at The Steakhouse of Starke (formerly Western Steer) Restaurant in Starke, FL The meetings usually take place on the first Saturday of the month, unless it is a holiday weekend or there are other mitigating circumstances.  Then the meeting is moved to the second Saturday of the month. If you want to join us for the first time and are not yet on our email mailing list, please contact STEVE GODWIN  REMRAF1@WINDSTREAM.NET Source: Chapter Home Post Views: 220

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Florida Gold Panning Locations

ORLANDO FL CHAPTER GPAA

The Orlando Chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America was started back in 2002, maybe even earlier, but that is the date associated with the chapters earliest events.  Situated in central Florida, we have members that travel  to our meetings from as far away as Jacksonville to Miami on the east coast, and Port Richey to Naples on the west coast.   Upon occasion we have members from other chapters dropping by during their vacations. Pretty much whatever gold is in Florida for prospecting is in the microscopic size range, so…

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