Chilton County Alabama Gold Mines
|B.T. Childers Prospect |
The rock exposures that are limited on the south west by the overlap of the Upper Cretaceous Formation (Tuscaloosa Formation). Nuggets weighing up to 4 ounces have been reported from Blue Creek, a short tributary of the Coosa River in the southeastern part of the county.
|Blue Creek (Ripatoe Placer), Chilton County |
A creek on Lake Mitchell near Clanton, Alabama. The ripatoe placer and mine.
|Clanton AL |
Clanton population is 8,619. The city is the county seat of Chilton County.
|Mulberry Creek Placer |
Gold is present at a grade sufficient to have a strong effect on the economics of an excavation project. It may even be viable as the only commodity mined.
This depost has opperated in the past as a production but was closed at the time it was surveyed. There were no known plans to reopen it. A placer operation was at this site or proposed for it.