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Gold in Alabama

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Franklin Jemison Mine: 32.897250, -86.830390
Mulberry Creek: 32.869167, -86.790000
Honeycutt's Mill Placer: 32.888330, -86.790280
Mulberry Creek Placer: 32.888610, -86.790000
Rocky Creek Placer 1: 32.768880, -86.506940
Rocky Creek Placer 2: 32.771150, -86.501400
Rocky Creek Placer Mine: 32.770270, -86.500000
William Howard Property: 32.764720, -86.488890
Rippatoe Mine & Placer: 32.798050, -86.533330
William Howard Prospect: 32.800250, -86.501900
Rippatoe Placer: 32.794160, -86.480560
Goldville Alabama: 33.083617, -85.784391
Hillabee Creek: 33.588717, -85.762740
Devil's Backbone: 32.757671, -85.863564
Alabama King Mine: 32.866830, -85.829130
Eagle Creek District: 32.958490, -85.708290
Blue Creek: 32.812500, -86.457780
Chulafinnee Creek: 33.510000, -85.623889
Weogufka Creek: 33.016667, -86.390278
Hog Mountain Goldmine: 34.211488, -86.954172
Crooked Creek: 33.312534, -85.752576
Arbacoochee Mining District: 33.566944, -85.516944
Chulafinnee Mining District: 33.536111, 85.683056
Chandler Springs: 33.331000, -85.998000
Clairmont Springs: 33.368080, -85.868737
Chestnut Creek: 32.772072, -86.407753
Mulberry Creek: 32.869167, -86.790000
Wesobulga Creek: 33.247616, -85.648013
Horns Peak Mine: 33.314835, -85.915521
Carr Creek Placer: 33.533500, -85.661100
Gold Ridge Mine: 32.840280, -86.436110
B.T. Childers Prospect: 32.881860, -86.757190
Mulberry Creek Placer: 32.866830, -86.791660
Blue Creek (Ripatoe Placer), Chilton County: 32.812500, -86.457780
Sutherland Mine: 33.587500, -85.369440
Pritchet Mine: 33.500000, -85.443060
Turkey Heaven: 33.547332, -85.466898
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Alabama King Mine
Alabama King Mine, Devils Backbone District, Tallapoosa Co., Alabama, USA : REF:Deposit:: ADAMS, G.I., 1930, GOLD DEPOSITS OF ALABAMA: ALABAMA ...Tallapoosa County

Record 10079461 (http://tin.er.usgs.gov/mrds/show.php?labno=10079461) of the Mineral Resources Data System (http://tin.er.usgs.gov/mrds/)
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Arbacoochee Mining District
Arbacoochee district is situated 7 miles southeast of Heflin, Alabama, CR-42 between SH 46 & SH 9. Established in the mid 1830s. By 1845 the population had grown to around 5,000 people.

In the earlier days extensive placer mining was carried on principally in the Clear Creek valley. The auriferous deposit at this point covers nearly 100 acres, known as Sections 5, 6 and 7.
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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.

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Blue Creek
Blue Creek is a tributary of the Coosa River. The largest strike of gold occurred in 1830 along the tributaries of Blue Creek and Chestnut Creek. This discovery made Alabama one of the prolific gold-producing states east of the Mississippi River, with almost 80,000 ounces of gold from 1830 to 1990.
Gold nuggets up to 4 ounces were reported to have been recovered from Blue Creek.
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Blue Creek (Ripatoe Placer), Chilton County

A creek on Lake Mitchell near Clanton, Alabama. The ripatoe placer and mine.

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Carr Creek Placer

Carr Creek Placer is a past producer placer deposit site in the Appalachian Highlands of Alabama, The United States. It is a small deposit, located in the Chulafinnee District mining district and is not considered to be of world-class significance.

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 operated in the past as a small scale production but was closed at the time it was surveyed. There were no known plans to reopen it.

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Chandler Springs
Talladega River between Chandler Springs and Waldo as well as stream beds south of Waldo.
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Chestnut Creek
The most prominent strike of gold occurred in 1830 along the tributaries of Blue Creek and Chestnut Creek in Chilton County. This discovery made Alabama one of the prolific gold-producing states east of the Mississippi River, with almost 80,000 ounces of gold from 1830 to 1990.
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Chulafinnee Creek
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Chulafinnee Mining District
Chulafinnee Placer Mines has operated in the past as a small scale production but was closed at the time it was surveyed. There were no known plans to reopen it.

It is a past producer placer deposit site in the Appalachian Highlands of Alabama. It is a small deposit, located in the Chulafinnee mining district and is not considered to be of world-class significance.

Gold, sand and gravel construction deposits are documented at Chulafinnee Placer Mines. 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. The sand and gravel construction at this site is economically interesting but not currently recoverable.


 
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Clairmont Springs

Clairmont Springs


Stremas and tributaries near Clairmont Springs

Clairmont Springs Road, Lineville, AL, United States
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Crooked Creek

Crooked Creek and its tributaries near Lineville are productive gold areas.

Lineville is located northeast of the center of Clay County at 33°18'45.122" North, 85°45'9.274" West (33.312534, -85.752576).

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Devil's Backbone

Devil's Backbone

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Eagle Creek District
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Franklin Jemison Mine

Franklin Jemison Mine

Franklin Mine (Jameison Mine; Jemison), Chilton County Alabama

Latitude: 32°53'60"N
Longitude: 85°48'10"W

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Gold Ridge Mine

Area was prospected for gold and copper in 1855, and for copper and graphite in 1872 and 1873. ; econ.com: one sample from a 4 ft. vein produced 0.15 ounce of gold.

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Goldville Alabama

Goldville AL

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Hillabee Creek
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Hog Mountain Goldmine

Hog Mountain Gold Mine


Tallapoosa County Alabama

Latitude(DEC)Longitude(DEC)Latitude(DMS)Longitude(DMS)Map Name
133.0726200-85.8513513330421N0855105WNew Site


 

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Honeycutt's Mill Placer
Chilton County Alabama
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Horns Peak Mine

Horns Peak Mine is located in Clay County Alabama.

  • Latitude:  33° 18' 53.4" (33.3148°) north
  • Longitude:  85° 54' 55.9" (85.9155°) west
  • Elevation:  347 meters (1,138 feet)

Also in the Area

  • Springhill Church
  • Springhill Cemetery
    Cemetery, 1,800 feet west
  • Newburys Pond
    Reservoir, 2,900 feet west
  • Hobbs Prospect
    Mine, 3,300 feet northeast
  • Idaho Volunteer Fire Department
    Building, 1 mile west
  • Jackson Mine
    Mine, 1 mile northwest
  • Idaho Mine
    Mine, 1 mile east
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Mulberry Creek
Mulberry Creek is a 45.4-mile-long waterway in central Alabama. It rises in Chilton Country and farther downstream forms the boundary between Dallas and Autauga counties. It is a tributary of the Alabama River.
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Mulberry Creek

Mulberry Creek is a 45.4-mile-long waterway in central Alabama, United States. It rises in Chilton County and farther downstream forms the boundary between Dallas and Autauga counties. It is a tributary of the Alabama River.

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Mulberry Creek Placer
Mulberry Creek Placer, Chilton County District
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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.

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Pritchet Mine
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Rippatoe Mine & Placer
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Rippatoe Placer
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Rocky Creek Placer 1
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Rocky Creek Placer 2
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