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Gold Mining in Michigan& 39;s Upper Penninsula - HubPages

This is an excerpt from an article written by my father James M. Clem in the early 1960’s about Gold mining in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It was published in the Menominee Herald Leader. He was always interested in prospecting for gold and later in life he found small amounts of gold dry panning in the hills of New Mexico where he retired.

Gold Panning: Guide to Recreational Gold Panning on the Kenai .

This is the updated version of the Gold Panning: Guide to Recreational Gold Panning on the Kenai Peninsula Chugach National Forest Alaska booklet.The latest rules permit information updated driving directions and map edits were made in this version.

Where to Pan for Gold in Michigan.

One noteworthy area is the Ropes Gold Mine north of Ishpeming in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. In 1881 Julius Ropes discovered gold in some rock outcroppings there and formed the Ropes Gold and Silver Company to expand works on his new discovery. Gold mining continued for decades changing hands numerous times until it was closed in 1991.

Gold Panning Spots in Michigan USA Today

Marquette County along the shores of Lake Superior on the state’s Upper Peninsula enjoys the reputation of having the highest concentration of gold but recreational prospectors may see a shine.

Lost Gold of the Upper Peninsula - mikelclassen

Gold had been discovered north of Ishpeming as evidenced by the Ropes and the Michigan Fire Gold Mines and traces of gold copper and silver were found on Mount Mesnard south of Marquette. All around Marquette discoveries were being made and Daniels and his companions were certain that to the north would be no exception.

Gold Prospecting on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington .

Most of the mines produced both gold and manganese and were actively mined up to 1920s. With Mount Angeles being the source of most of the gold on the peninsula there are higher chances of finding lots of placer gold in rivers streams and creeks on the Peninsula. North Fork Skokomish River

Recreational Gold Mining in Michigan

Its true the beaches of Lake Superior have gold deposits in them that can be found. We have heard reports of finding 20 colors in a single pan of gold. The gold that is found in Michigan is Placer gold that is left over from the last ice age when Michigan was covered in Glaciers. Gold Panning In Michigan Where to Get Gold Nuggets

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