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Gold Deposits of Georgia Mining Geology Book

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Gold Deposits of Georgia Mining Geology Book

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Just Published!

Gold Deposits of Georgia

Bulletin 19

by S.P. Jones

Geologic Survey of Georgia

Gold Deposits of Georgia originally published in 1909 and Just republished by Miningbooks.com is a great resource on the Gold Deposits of Georgia. Georgia home to some of the first gold discoveries in the US. The Gold produced from these mines were used in some of the United States first gold coins. However after the gold discoveries of California many left Georgia in pursuit of the next gold rush. This left many mines that still had plenty of potential in Georgia. This publication was put out in hopes of attracting mining back to Georgia. This books is a great and very rare resource on the gold deposits, their geology, past production records, historical information on the mines etc. If you are historian, prospector, or mining company looking for information on the mines from this area then this is a must have book. 283 pages with pictures and maps.

Contents:

  • Chapter I
    • General Considerations
    • History and Statistics
  • Chapter II - A Consideration of the Different Types of Deposits
    • Introduction
    • Vein Deposits
    • Placer Deposits
    • Black Sand
    • Saprolite Deposits
  • Chapter III - Geographical and Geological Distribution of the Deposits
    • The Dahlonega Belt
    • The Hall County Belt
    • The McDuffie County Belt
    • The Carol County Belt
    • The Madison County Belt
    • The Gum Log Belt
    • The Coosa Creek Belt
    • The Hightower Creek Belt
    • Isolated Areas
  • Chapter IV - Geology and Genesis of the Deposits
    • Geology
    • Genesis of the Deposits
    • Description of Rocks
  • Chapter V - Description of Individual Properties
    • The McDuffie Belt
      • Warren County
      • McDuffie County
      • Wilkes County
      • Lincoln County
    • The Oglethorpe Belt
      • Oglethorpe County
      • Wilkes County
    • The Madison County Belt
      • Madison County
      • Elbert County
    • The Hall County Belt
      • Fulton County
      • Milton County
      • Forsyth County
      • Gwinnett County
      • Hall County
      • Habersham County
      • Rabun County
    • The Carroll County Belt
      • Carroll County
      • Douglas County
      • Paulding County
      • Cobb County
    • The Dahlonega Belt
      • Haralson County
      • Paulding County
      • Bartow County
      • Cherokee County
      • Forsyth County
      • Dawson County
      • Lumpkin County
      • White County
      • Habersham County
      • Rabun County
    • The Hightower Creek Belt
      • Towns County
    • The Coosa Creek Belt
      • Union County
      • Towns County
    • The Gum Log Belt
      • Union County
      • Towns County
    • Isolated Localities
      • Lincoln County
      • Wilkes County
      • Meriwether County
      • Coweta County
      • Henry County
      • Newton County
      • Campbell County
      • Douglas County
      • Walton County
      • Taliaferro County
      • Greene County
      • Hart County
      • Forsyth County
      • Cherokee County
      • Habersham County
      • Gilmer County
      • Hall County
      • Murray County
      • Fannin County

Each of these counties has a breakout of the mines or properties with infomation on those properties

Example:

McClesky Mine. - The McClesky mine is about three miles west of Gainsville in the northern part of lot 5, 8th District. Mining on a small scale has been conducted here on an auriferous quartz vein at irregular intervals for many years. The mine was operated before the Civil War, by Mr. Green McCleskey, by open cut work and flat inclines. After that period Mr. Samps Mooney carried on mining at the locality for a number of years erecting a stamp mill near by on McClesky Creek. ...........

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