Gold Mining in California Butte County. HAMILTON Gold was first discovered in Butte County California by John Bidwell in the now ghost town known as Hamilton in 1848, and that made Hamilton the first county seat of Butte County. John Bidwell was a local and national figure of that time and the founder of Chico, California and several other towns.
Filter 406 gold mines by commodity, disposition, development status, and record type in Butte County, California. Quick Facts Antimony,Arsenic,Asbestos,Barium-Barite,and Chromium mines located in Butte County, California.
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Butte County has held a high position among the gold-producing counties of California; nevertheless, very little has been published on the geology and production of the mining districts. Most of the gold came from placers, which produced about 3,123,115 ounces from 1880 to 1959.
Register of mines and minerals, Sierra Nevada counties, California State Mining Bureau, 1900-1906 Register of mines & minerals for eleven Sierra Nevada counties issued by the California State Mining Bureau, 1898-1905 Catalog Record Only "The Registers tabulated and located many historic and operating quartz, drift, and hydraulic mines, and included lists of arrastras, mills, and mineral springs.
All 777 mines in Butte County, California. American Eagle Cory Mining Co . Coyote Gap . Coyote Gap Guard Station . Crown Point Oroville Gold Dredging Co . Oroville Gold Dredging Company . Osgood . Owl Property . Owl Property . P.U.P. Mine
Forbestown Consolidated Gold Mines (Gold Bank Mine; Gold Bank Consolidated Quartz Mine; Pine Grove Gold Bank Consolidated Mine), Forbestown, Forbestown Mining District, Butte Co., California, USA Silver Moon Mine (Porphyry Point), Nimshew, Magalia Mining District, Butte Co., California, USA
Filter 2,776 mining claims by commodity, decade, disposition, and type in Butte County, California.
Gold Mining in California Siskiyou County. Gold mining in California in the county of Siskiyou there are many, many places that have historically produced gold in Siskiyou County and many gold prospecting locations are available for recreation. Upwards towards two million ounces of gold were taken from Siskiyou County, located at the top of the State of California.
Many areas in California's gold country have been set aside for recreational gold panning. You can still pan the gravels along the same rivers that made this state famous for its rich gold mines! Most areas you can gold pan for free, or just pay a small day-use fee to access.