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Other

Description:

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses gold prospecting in the US. The history of prospecting is covered, as well as where in the US gold can still be found and accounts of successful gold mining. Deposits of gold are also explained, including placer deposits and lode gold. Selected references for additional reading are given.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Geology
  • Science > Physical Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Chemistry,NSDL,Science -- Geology,Science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201173153421T,Science -- Physical sciences,High School,General Public,Science -- Earth science,Science -- Metallurgy,Physics,Geoscience

Language:

English

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