Gold was first discovered in the Dahlonega area in , twenty years before the Gold Rush to California. He got to looking at it and it was full of gold. At that time there was so much gold in and around Dahlonega that it laid on top of the ground, washing off the mountainsides for centuries. The first miners were the lucky ones, being able to pick the gold up by hand.
Like most of the area around Dahlonega, the placer mining on the land on which the mine is located probably started during the Georgia Gold Rush. By , the placer deposits were exhausted and the land was down to hard rock. Gold was soon discovered in a huge quartz vein system, and mined. After constructing the largest stamp mill east of the Mississippi River at the Consolidated Mine property, the Mining Co. The mine's lower workings became flooded and lay dormant until seventy-five years later, when the site came under new ownership. There is still gold to be mined here — but the cost of extracting the gold from the mine exceeds the value of the gold, at least for the time being.
Are their any straight gloryhole spots near Atlanta GA!!!!?
Journal of Paleolimnology. Providence Canyon, one of a series of large gullies in the upper Coastal Plain of the southeastern United States, formed as a result of deforestation and agricultural development in the early 's. Sediment eroded from the canyon aggraded the floodplain downstream, dammed tributary valleys, and formed North and South Glory Hole lakes NGH, 4.
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