Gold Mining Maps Libguides At Gaston County Public
In 1798 in North Carolina, a Gold Rush proceeded the California Rush by about fifty years, and was triggered by the discovery of a 17 pound gold nugget in Cabarrus County. In all, 30,000 people participated in the North Carolina Gold Rush. It is estimated that in 1852, 92 of the participants in the California Gold Rush were male.Mining Companies Statistics Users Mineral Museums Mineral Shows Events The Mindat Directory Device North Carolina, United States. Finnish Pohjois Carolina, Yhdysvallat F.A. (1881) Minerals and Mineral Localities of North Carolina, 122pp., Raleigh. Genth, F.A. (1891) The Minerals of North Carolina, USGS Bulletin 74, 119pp. Rocks and.