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GoldinMaine Goldoccurs in several geologic environments inMaine: in bedrock, in sediments that were eroded from bedrock by glaciers, and in stream deposits derived from either of these sources. Veins ofgoldin bedrock are called "lode" deposits, and "placer" deposits are concentrations ofgoldthat accumulated in unconsolidated sediments.

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  • GoldPanning at the Swift River inMaine

    GoldPanning at the Swift River inMaine

    The first discovery ofgoldon the Swift River was made in 1849 near Byron,Maine. Over the years, quite a bit ofgoldhas been mined from the river gravels, and it can still be found today. Although commercialgold miningis no longer active here,gold miningalong the river still make a …

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  • Finding Gold in Maine | American Gold Prospecting Adventures

    Finding Gold in Maine | American Gold Prospecting Adventures

    Maine Gold Maineis a very big state, and anyone who has driven around there knows just how huge it is. Lots and lots of trees (and moose of course)! But, there is also lots ofgoldto be found inMaine.

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  • MAINE_GOLD

    MAINE_GOLD

    GOLDLOCATIONS INMAINE. Gold Mininghas not been important toMaine's economy, but it is found in many streams and bench gravels in the state. The most promising regions appear to be adjacent to the valleys of the Chaudiere and Riviere-du-Loup in the eastern townships of Quebec.

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  • MaineMap ofGold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

    MaineMap ofGold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

    MaineMap ofGold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites Placer and lodegoldhave been found in Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Knox, Oxford, Somerset, Waldo and Washington Counties. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions againstprospecting.

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  • You’ll Never Forget A Trip Through This Old GemMineInMaine

    You’ll Never Forget A Trip Through This Old GemMineInMaine

    Oct 17, 2017· The best part is that visitors can learn all about localMainegeology,mininghistory, and how to identify different minerals. WesternMaineMineral Advenures / Facebook. Though, finding things like tourmaline and rose quartz is pretty cool, too! WesternMaineMineral Adventures / Facebook.

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  • Mining–Maine: An Encyclopedia

    Mining–Maine: An Encyclopedia

    Mininghas been significant part of theMaineeconomy at different times in different places, thanks to its geologic composition. Granite, slate, and gem extraction have been important local industries at certain points in the state’s history. The Mt. Micaminein Paris,Mainewas the site in 1820 where amateur naturalists Elijah Hamlin and…

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  • Gold in Maine

    Gold in Maine

    GoldinMaine Goldoccurs in several geologic environments inMaine: in bedrock, in sediments that were eroded from bedrock by glaciers, and in stream deposits derived from either of these sources. Veins ofgoldin bedrock are called "lode" deposits, and "placer" deposits are concentrations ofgoldthat accumulated in unconsolidated sediments.

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  • Rules and Regulations —Maine goldprospectors

    Rules and Regulations —Maine goldprospectors

    Mar 04, 2016· Here inMainethere have been several rule changes over the past few years regarding recreationalgold prospectingand specifically motorized recreationalgold prospecting. In an effort to provide prospectors with a current list of regulations and listings of closed areas for motorizedprospectingwe have put together this list .

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  • PlacerGoldOccurrences inMaine

    PlacerGoldOccurrences inMaine

    Jun 20, 2014· Whilegoldnuggets are rare inMaine, prospectors can find good sized nuggets if they search in the right places. The Swift River . The Swift River is a populargold prospectinglocation in WesternMaine, and is a tributary to the Androscoggin River. Its headwaters start at Swift River Pond near Horn Hill in Franklin County.

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  • The Next Bend in the River  Gold MininginMaine(book

    The Next Bend in the River Gold MininginMaine(book

    The Next Bend In The River,Gold MiningInMaine— by C. J. Stevens John Wade, Publisher, Phillips,MaineISBN 0-9623934-1-X Paperback 181 pages 5.5” X 8.5”GoldFever! All the characters in this riveting and remarkably detailed outing of thegold miningscene inMaine…

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  • Maine gold prospectors

    Maine gold prospectors

    Maine gold prospectorsWe are an open club ofgold prospectorsin the State ofMaine. If you have ever been interested in the hobby ofgold prospectingplease feel free to contact us or come to one of ourmeetings. We are a family friendly club as we like to say we have members from "walkers to crawlers" and every age in-between.

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  • Waldo County,Maine GoldMines | The Diggings™

    Waldo County,Maine GoldMines | The Diggings™

    Waldo County,Maine GoldMines Filter 4goldmines by commodity, disposition, development status, and record type in Waldo County,Maine. ...Minehandled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these mines harken back to the Public Land Survey System.

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  • GoldMap forMaine, Hancock County

    GoldMap forMaine, Hancock County

    Freegoldmaps of the United States (and other parts of the world), by county.GoldMap forMaine, Hancock County Return To List Equipment you might want to buy: Classifiers, Screens and Sieves Digging Tools - picks, rakes, shovelsGoldPans andGoldPanning Kits ...

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  • CentralMaine GoldProspectors   Home |Facebook

    CentralMaine GoldProspectors Home |Facebook

    CentralMaine GoldProspectors. 1,929 likes · 39 talking about this. We are a group of recreational prospectors with members fromMaineand and the Northeast. We are family oriented and promote...

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  • 24 Gold Panning Locations in New England   Rivers with

    24 Gold Panning Locations in New England Rivers with

    May 29, 2017· The Swift River inMaineis one of the better prospecting locations in New England. The biggestnuggetsever found in New England came out of the Swift River. You can findgoldin several parts of the river, but the East Branch near Bryon is a favorite. 2.

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  • Maine Gold & Silver   Home

    Maine Gold & Silver Home

    Jun 02, 2020·Maine Goldand Silver located at 220MaineMall Road, Mall Plaza, in South Portland,Maineis a family based jewelry and coin store. We have an extensive collection of New and Estate We BUY and SELLgoldand silver coins, bullion, diamonds and jewelry.

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  • Maine Gold mining, mines,mineowners andminestatistics

    Maine Gold mining, mines,mineowners andminestatistics

    Maine Gold mining,Gold minecompanies,mineowners andmineinformation. US-Miningprovides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined inMaine

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  • Mining In Maine | The Diggings™

    Mining In Maine | The Diggings™

    At the time thesemineswere surveyed, 174minesinMainewere observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurancemine.1Maine has 292 prospectmines.2319mineswere in production at the time the data was entered into USGS records. Hancock, Oxford, and Aroostookare the with the mostmines.

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  • Maine Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

    Maine Map of Gold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites

    Maine MapofGold, Silver & Lost Treasure Sites Placer andlode goldhave been found in Cumberland, Franklin, Hancock, Knox, Oxford, Somerset, Waldo and Washington Counties. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting.

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  • Gold Prospecting in Maine | The Top Spots for Panning and

    Gold Prospecting in Maine | The Top Spots for Panning and

    Gold ProspectinginMaine Goldwas first discovered inMainein the mid-1800s. But historically, prospectors frequently passed over the state and instead chose to do their prospecting in more fruitful regions of America. Now times have changed, asMaine'spopularity forgold prospectingand panning has risen in recent years.

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  • Maine Gold& Silver   Home

    Maine Gold& Silver Home

    Jun 02, 2020·Maine Goldand Silver located at 220MaineMall Road, Mall Plaza, in South Portland,Maineis a family based jewelry and coin store. We have an extensive collection of New and Estate We BUY and SELLgoldand silver coins, bullion, diamonds and jewelry.

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  • MaineGeological Survey: Mineral Exploration andMiningon

    MaineGeological Survey: Mineral Exploration andMiningon

    Sep 23, 2013· Procedure for exploring on state lands. Procedures for mineral exploration, staking claims, andminingon state lands are described in the "Miningon State Lands Statutes," copies of which may be obtained free of charge from theMaineGeological Survey, 93 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333, Phone: (207) 287-2801, E-mail: [email protected] Exploration permits, claim recording applications ...

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  • Where to find Gold Prospecting and Panning in Maine.

    Where to find Gold Prospecting and Panning in Maine.

    Placer goldcan be found throughout the state ofMaine. Although some small lode deposits have been discovered, most of thegoldwill be found by panning and sluicing in the creeks and rivers. The western part ofMaineis best known forgold mining, although small amounts ofgoldcan be …

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  • Panning ForGoldInMaine  Wilderness Realty –MaineLand

    Panning ForGoldInMaine Wilderness Realty –MaineLand

    Maineoffers some of the best place to pan forgold. One can often find large nuggets ofgoldwhile panning in the Swift River. There are several geological environments inMaine, wheregoldoccurs, such as in bedrocks, sediments and stream deposits.

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