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    Spruce Pine N Carolina

    Been over in that area doing some business and was wondering if anybody out there is from that country, looks like alot of mt. creeks ,i hear there's gold over there. by the way its some of the most beautiful country i ever seen. are there any public places to pan ?

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    Not from... but been.

    Gem and mineral show there is great... or was when i was there anyway in the late 90's.
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    Yes...family has land close by....never did the gold thing but we do alot of gem hunting.
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    Lucky Strike & Thermal City Gold Mine for panning etc. located on Hwy 221 between Marion & Rutherfordton McDowell NC. Was at Grassy Creek Gem Show at Spruce Pine this past weekend, good show picked up some nice Amethyst.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sawmill man View Post
    Been over in that area doing some business and was wondering if anybody out there is from that country, looks like alot of mt. creeks ,i hear there's gold over there. by the way its some of the most beautiful country i ever seen. are there any public places to pan ?
    Map of Gold deposits in NC. Find a creek nearby these and get permission.>> https://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ncmaps/id/593
    Spent a day at a 'public' Gold mine (just South of the National Forest) 10 years ago.Don't know if their still open or not,they had quite the set-up....Good luck...
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    Spent a few summers there working for some artists at penland school of crafts. Beautiful area, lots of cool stuff like mentioned above. Too many venomous spiders and snakes though.... no sticking your hands in dark corners in the garage with out looking with a flashlight first.....
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    Sure appreciate the feed back , gona try and check all this out . my daughter has done ordered and received a bag of gem material from emerald village and worked all evening going through it . i believe she's hooked already . i know i will be , no i guess i am already, and haven't even got to do any panning yet. one more hobby surely wont hurt . thanks again for the info.
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    Also you see that tore up mountain when you are driving around? My school i work at has been comsuming parts of that mountain for quite some time now

 

 

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