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Jamestown and Our Mother Lode Gold Rush Adventures

There are many other locations in the area where gold has been found, but Woods Creek is the most famous of the creeks and gulches in the area where the 49ers searched for that elusive yellow metal.

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Iowa Hill District


For the last two years we’ve held a hands-on prospectors training session in the Iowa Hill district of California’s Mother Lode country as a part of our Gold Prospecting and Mining Summit event. Because of this, I thought it might be good to take a look at the history, geology and opportunities that the Iowa Hill district still offers to the individual prospector.

Quartzsite Gives Up Some Big Gold


There is always an overwhelming feeling when finding gold of any size, but one like this doesn’t come along very often.

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Gold in Quartz


Because quartz and gold may be deposited together across a considerable range of temperatures, not all quartz veins are the same, and there are several different types of gold-quartz deposits.

Maitland Bar Nugget to Go On Display


The box sat in a hallway and employees began using it for impromptu cricket games, no knowing what it contained.

Endurance Is Golden


Feeling through the mud, I felt the weight and shape of what could only be gold. Throwing my hand in the water revealed a sixteen-gram nugget oozing with character.

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