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  1. #1
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    Mar 2009
    North Carolina
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    Gold inn NC?

    How far East in North Carolina can gold be found? There is a lot of quartz just laying around in the woods in Wake county. Some of it looks like there is silver running through it but that may be mica. Anyone know of any gold found in the area? Thanks.
    SkyPirate

  2. #2
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    May 2008
    Central South Carolina
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    Re: Gold inn NC?

    I have no idea where Wake County is, but the Big 10 Gold Map shows ocurrences as far east as Chapel Hill.

  3. #3
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    Re: Gold inn NC?

    Quote Originally Posted by CATFISHJK1
    I have no idea where Wake County is, but the Big 10 Gold Map shows ocurrences as far east as Chapel Hill.
    I beleive ChapelHill is Orange County and wake is just East of there. I live in Raleigh ( The state capital) Which is in Wake Co. What is this Big 10 Gold map?
    SkyPirate

  4. #4
    us
    Nov 2008
    Virginia
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    Re: Gold inn NC?

    Not sure about Wake county, but there is a small town called Virgilina that is just north of Person county (which is very close to you), that was actually a gold mining town years ago. Im sure there is gold in some of that quartz.
    You cant fix stupid!!!

  5. #5

    Dec 2005
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    Re: Gold inn NC?

    CHECK THIS OUT
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  6. #6
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    May 2008
    Central South Carolina
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    Re: Gold inn NC?

    Here's a link to Big 10

    http://goldmaps.com/

  7. #7
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    Nov 2009
    Zebulon NC
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    Re: Gold inn NC?

    It's Mica and Quartz.
    Here in Wake County we could possibly find some emeralds and other gemstones. But from what I have seen over by the mountains is where you will find some tiny flakes.

    You want gold "Nuggets" you need to hit Arizona, Canada, Alaska, Australia, Sudan.
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  8. #8
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    Jun 2009
    Blue Ridge, South Carolina
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    Re: Gold inn NC?

    Here's some gold from western NC that I used a sluice to recover. From Vein Mountain Locale.



    The vial of gold in the second picture is from sluicing/panning around thermal city and also running the trommel there once.








    Sample till you find the hot spot, then mine it till its gone! Then start over...

  9. #9
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    Sep 2007
    Sal Sagev Adaven
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    Re: Gold inn NC?

    Sweet
    I'll just follow you with My E-trac, Sov GT,or GoldBug Pro.

  10. #10
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    Jan 2008
    Villa Rica georgia
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    Re: Gold inn NC?

    ab ,you are doing a lot better. your an old salt now !
    no matter where you go,there you are!

  11. #11
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    Feb 2012
    North Carolina
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    I have and can prove to you there is Gold in Durham NC!!! I'm currently testing every area I can throughout NC, mainly east of Greensboro, we all know there is Gold that far west. I have MANY areas that are approved for me to prospect and I can say that there is gold in most creeks from Durham to the mountains if you know what your doing, I have direct experience and proof of gold.
    *** GEODetecting.com is combination of Metal Detecting, GPS, History & Geocaching to find REAL Treasures!

 

 

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