The Geology of Gold

A collection of articles on the geology, mining, prospecting and history of gold.

Gold Prospecting
Gold Prospecting - Some history, geography and geology of gold prospecting by USGS.Gifts That Rock
Gifts That Rock - What are the most popular gift items in the store?Uses of Gold
Uses of Gold The unique properties of gold make it ideally suited for many industrial uses.Most Important Tool
The most important gold prospecting tool Is not a gold pan.Fool*s Gold
Fool*s Gold is a name used for pyrite when its brassy color fools people looking for gold.What is Gold?
What is Gold? A summary of the physical properties, occurrence and uses of gold.Videos: Panning Gold
How to Pan for Gold Learn about panning by watching four experienced panners.Gold
Gold A history of gold uses, mining and prospecting over thousands of years.Gold Books
Gold Books Fifty books that will help you find gold. For beginning and experienced prospectors.Gold Panning Kits
Gold Pans and Panning Kits - classifiers, snuffer bottles. Learn how to pan for gold!Geology Tools
Geology Tools - Hammers, field bags, hand lenses, maps, hardness picks, gold pans.Waterproof Paper
Waterproof Paper - Don't take chances with your field notes and maps. Use waterproof paper.