Feb 22, 2012, 09:49 PM
Gold in CT
I'm John I am New to this site, I have just recently gotten interested in panning for gold with my kids after watching gold fever on tv, it has started a new hobby for us which I find to be great bonding time and also a perfect excuse for us to play in the mud and water together lol
I guess my question is, Has anyone tried any panning in Conn ?
I have read there has been gold found in lead mine, Farmington river, and around litchfield county.
I have tried in lead mine several times, If I am lucky I maybe found some specs of flour gold unless it is ground up mica, there is a ton of it in that brook, but lots of quartz as well. I am saving it so eventually when I get more I think it will be easier to tell.
Feb 23, 2012, 12:16 AM
Re: Gold in CT
GPAA Chapter - you might want to attend a meeting: (From the GPAA website)
CANTERBURY, CT www.nutmegprospectors.com
Meets 1st Saturday monthly at 2:00 PM, Killingly Public Library
Whites GMT, Whites GM Vsat, Whites 5900, Gold Mountain King Cobra, Bounty Hunter 3300
Feb 24, 2012, 11:02 PM
Re: Gold in CT
Thank you, That is some good info, I will have to do that,
Sep 13, 2012, 03:02 PM
the website is Nutmeg Prospectors in Danielson CT
type (r)olls or (b)ox /finds
1c - 0 / 0 wheat
CWR 4r / 1 wheat
5c - 57r/1 silver 5c (84S Prf ; ND & 37 Buff)
10c - 330r/5 (47,60D,62,64 64D Rosies)
CWR 50/1 (64 Rosie)
25c - 2/0 - 1 reject tray (62 Wash)
4b / 0-90% 3-40% (1 - 76 Proof)
50c loose - 6/0
Best find 2010, 40 Walking Liberty Halves in 2 CWRs
Sep 13, 2012, 04:38 PM
There is supposed to be a brook in the village of Beacon Falls in New Haven County where gold has been found. Having said that, I think you will find some fine glacial gold in many CT streams with a good gradient and cobbles and bedrock to slow and catch the gold.
Sep 13, 2012, 04:41 PM
If you told some people you can find gold 12 miles from downtown New Haven, they would have you taken away by the Men in White Coats. But, 'tis true!
Oct 13, 2012, 09:06 AM
Gold in Ct...
CT Gold Buyers, Connecticuts #1 Gold Buyer
Mar 31, 2015, 01:41 PM
Nice little Picker today 3/31/2015 LEADMINE
Was up leadmine today gate closed parked and walked in tried up there last year nothing today finally a nice small little picker mathhead in the black sand in the bottom of my pan found it at home cleaning out about same size as a wood matchstick head moving to AZ in july my sister has all the hot spots Wickman san domingo wash black canyon lynx creek all right there plan on getting a twenty acre claim Blm land
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