Georgia Gold Panning Locations

Georgia Gold Mines, Prospecting, Panning, Treasure Hunting and Rockhounding

Georgia is one of the nation’s best states for gold prospecting, gold panning, treasure hunting and rockhounding. You will also enjoy metal detecting and treasure hunting for coins and gold nuggets in this historic gold mining state. Rockhounds who hunt for rubies and other gemstones at Franklin, North Carolina venture just a few miles south into Georgia to do prospecting  and panning for gold. A good gift. Gold mining took place continuously in Georgia from the 1820’s through l933. Have gully-washing rains, freeze-thaw cycles and other acts of nature uncovered more…

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Georgia Gold Panning Locations

Where to Pan for Gold in Georgia – RareGoldNuggets.com

Where to Pan for Gold in Georgia Rare Gold Nuggets October 15, 2014 Recent Posts The largest gold producing state in the eastern United States was Georgia. Most of the gold is found within the Carolina Slate Belt, which extends from eastern Alabama up to Virginia. In Georgia, you will often hear this referred to as the Georgia Gold Belt.The largest concentration of gold was found in northern Cherokee, Lumpkin and White counties. Surprisingly, assays of gold in Georgia often turn out to be well above 23 karats, some of…

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Crisson Gold Mine

Crisson Gold Mine is family-owned and operated. The owners are Tony and Tammy Ray and daughter, Brianna.Tony started here in 1982. Tammy Started here in 1986.  Owners gave us first option to buy so we bought it in 1990. Brianna was born in 1997 and so she has been here ever since. We are open 7 days a week!! 10 am til 5 pm!!Rain or shine!!! Source: About Us | Crisson Gold Mine Post Views: 212

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Gold Prospecting in Georgia. Suction Dredging and Panning for Gold

Georgia has one of the most significant gold occurrences in the eastern U.S., with many thousands of ounces of gold to its credit. Gold was first discovered here in 1828, although many reports claim that native Indians and earlier Spanish explorers may have had knowledge of gold prior. After the initial discovery of gold in North Carolina, prospectors exploring nearby states stumbled upon rich gold deposits near Dahlonega in Lumpkin County, and throughout the north Georgia mountains. The early prospectors mined gold in Georgia for several decades, until the rich…

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Gold Panning – Dahlonega Visitors Center

Discover Gold Panning Though you may not strike it rich, in most cases the wealth is in the experience! While you can usually pan no more than a few cents worth of gold in an hour, there’s always a chance of finding a stray nugget. Recreational panning for gold in most stream beds is allowed. Special permission, permits, or fees are not required when only a shovel and pan are used and no significant damage is done to the stream bed. In-stream sluices and suction dredges are not allowed.Contact the…

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Gold n Gem Grubbin | Cleveland, GA 30528

Gold n Gem Grubbin is the only place in Georgia where you can spend the day cooling off in this tranquil river setting and prospect gold and gemstones at an historic gold mine from the mid 1800’s gold rush!Find Gold, Gemstones (Rubies, Emeralds, Sapphires, Amethyst, Garnets and more!) and artifacts too! Source: Gold n Gem Grubbin | Cleveland, GA 30528 Post Views: 242

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Consolidated Gold Mine | Underground Gold Mine Tours

Start planning your visit to the largest hard rock gold mine east of the Mississippi and it’s located right here in Dahlonega, Georgia! Founded in 1896, the gold mine focused on removing gold trapped in quartz veins throughout the property.  Head 200 feet underground and over 100 years back in time to experience life as a turn of the century gold miner.  Your tour guide will demonstrate how miners blasted quartz veins to uncover huge deposits of gold.  After your underground tour, our miners will teach you Source: Consolidated Gold Mine…

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7 Places Where You Can Still Pan for Gold

Define the perfect family vacation. Could it be soaking in scenic landscapes from America’s streams and rivers? Maybe it’s learning about an historic piece of the American experience? Certainly, striking it rich and pulling out a 17 pound chunk of gold worth millions would be an enticing bonus!For centuries Americans have taken to rivers and streams in search of the ultimate riches and at many historic claims, you still can.Here are 7 places in America that will let you pan for gold Source: 7 Places Where You Can Still Pan…

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Gold Panning & Camping in Georgia | USA Today

The state of Georgia holds the distinction as the first state to experience a gold rush. Gold miners raced to Georgia in 1829, 20 years before the California gold rush. Much of the gold found in the state comes from the Dahlonega gold belt, a particularly rich area that went through Cherokee Indian land. Today, the area has several gold panning and camping opportunities open to anyone who wants to try his luck finding the gold stuff. Source: Gold Panning & Camping in Georgia | USA Today Post Views: 241

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