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Gold in Wyoming

The Lewiston Gold Mining District, South Pass, Wyoming Gold recovered from Rock Creek in the South Pass greenstone belt, Wyoming As you read this blog about the Lewiston district, have a look at a a few of my other sites such as the Gemhunter, Goldhunter, Gold prospecting, Gemhunter , Amazon books, Wyoming

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Blogger: User Profile: The Gem Hunter

Blogger is a free blog publishing tool from Google for easily sharing your thoughts with the world. Blogger makes it simple to post text, photos and video onto your personal or team blog. Blogger: User Profile: The Gem Hunter

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Platinum Group Metals, Nickel, Titanium, Vanadium and Gold

Nuggets recovered from Wyoming placers include walnut-size nuggets from Mineral Hill, Douglas Creek, and the South Pass greenstone belt. The largest nugget found in Wyoming may have been a fist-size specimen of mixed rock with 24 ounces of gold reported to have been found on Rock Creek in the South Pass area prior to 1905.

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Mountain of Gold

For instance, Idaho produced 25 times more gold, Montana 50 times more gold, Colorado and South Dakota 200 times more gold than Wyoming. With Wyoming lying in the middle of these states and having similar geology, something just does not jive: it is very likely that significant gold deposits remain hidden and/or lie within the massive withdrawn

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GemHunter's Guide to Diamonds and Their Mineralogy

After my book on Finding Gemstones was published, I heard back from several prospectors and rock hounds who used it, to find many gemstones in Wyoming that include gem pyrope garnet, chromian diopside, agate, opal, labradorite, ruby and even diamonds. One prospector reported he had found a large cache of diamonds including a flawless, 6-carat, diamond, just by panning near the

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Rattlesnake Hills Gold Discovery, Wyoming

A major gold district was discovered by Dan Hausel from Laramie in 1981 after predicting the region would host significant gold: this was followed by dozens of discoveries. The State & UW refused to provide additional supplemental research funds. Even so, the Rattlesnake Hills, >2 decades later is proving to be a major gold deposit similar to Cripple Creek & will likely become

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Gold in the Seminoe Mountains, Wyoming: September 2011

The Seminoe Mountains greenstone belt north of Sinclair Wyoming, provides an great region for prospectors to search for a source of gold and diamond indicator minerals discovered along the northern flank of the range, and within the unconsolidated conglomerates north of the range and west of the Miracle Mile. This region contains narrow gold-bearing veins enclosed by a large altered zone. Not

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Gold Panning in Wyoming | Learn About the Best Spots for

Is there gold panning in Wyoming?

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Gold in the Seminoe Mountains, Wyoming: Wyoming Gold

In 1981, Wyoming experienced its first gold rush in the 20th century after I released a report on gold assays from samples I collected at Bradley Peak in the Seminoe Mountains (some vein samples ran as high as 2.87 opt Au, and one altered banded iron formation sample assayed 1.14 opt Au).Companies, prospectors, consulting geologists all wanted to further investigate this area.

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This Is the Best Way to Invest in Gold | The Motley Fool

For reference, giant precious metals miners Barrick Gold and Newmont are up 40% and 43%, respectively. At this point, the price to book value ratio for

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Wyoming Diamonds - Geology of Wyoming

Legends speak of the diamond’s influence on health, knowledge, and love. Legendary mountain man Jim Bridger told tall tales of petrified sage brush that “ bore diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds as large as walnuts” and of a mountain with a diamond that

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GemHunter's Guide to the Douglas Creek Gold District, Wyoming

Curry, D.R., 1965, The Keystone gold-copper prospect area, Albany County, Wyoming: Geological Survey of Wyoming Preliminary Report 3, 12 p. Hausel, W.D., 1989, The geology of Wyoming's precious metal lode and placer deposits: Geological Survey of Wyoming Bulletin 68, 248 p.

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Prospecting for Diamond Deposits - The GemHunter's Guide

Diamonds are rare gemstones commercially mined in kimberlite, lamproite and placer deposits. Most originate from the earth's mantle, but the rare gemstone can be found in nature using sound prospecting methods. The author (the GemHunter) found many kimberlites and diamonds over the years as well as a variety of other gemstones. He shares his exploration techniques with his readers.

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GemHunter's Guide to Gemstones, Minerals & Rocks of Wyoming

Six other geologists and Hausel went on to discover another major gold deposit in Alaska while on leave from the WGS in 1988 – a deposit that has more than 41 million ounces - more than twice the amount of gold mined in the entire mining history of the Klondike and more than 200 times the amount of gold mined in Wyoming throughout its history. The Donlin Creek gold deposit in Alaska is one of the largest ever found in North America and was discovered by seven geologists that inclu

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Rattlesnake Hills Gold Discovery, Wyoming: 2013

A major gold district was discovered by Dan Hausel from Laramie in 1981 after predicting the region would host significant gold: this was followed by dozens of discoveries. The State & UW refused to provide additional supplemental research funds. Even so, the Rattlesnake Hills, >2 decades later is proving to be a major gold deposit similar to Cripple Creek & will likely become

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Gold in the Seminoe Mountains, Wyoming

In 1981, Wyoming experienced its first gold rush in the 20th century after I released a report on gold assays from samples I collected at Bradley Peak in the Seminoe Mountains (some vein samples ran as high as 2.87 opt Au, and one altered banded iron formation sample assayed 1.14 opt Au).Companies, prospectors, consulting geologists all wanted to further investigate this area.

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Professor Hausel's Prospecting Hints for Gemstones and Gold

WHO is the GEMHUNTER. It's finished - " GOLD IN Arizona - A Guide for Prospectors ". Took long enough, but that's because Arizona has so many gold deposits. I worked in Wyoming, and mapped the 480-square-mile South Pass greenstone belt and discovered gold in the Rattlesnake Hill s east of South Pass after igniting a gold rush to the Seminoe Mountains greenstone belt.

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GemHunter's Guide to Finding Chromian Diopside

In the Colorado-Kansa-Montana-Wyoming region, there are many kimberlites, lamproites and lamprophyres. Nearly all that have been tested contain diamond. Gem diamonds are valuable and some have sold for more than 200,000 times an equivalent weight in gold!

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WYOMING - The Gemstone State

Gold in the Laramie City Dump and in nearly every mountain range in Wyoming. Hausel found a giant new gold district in the Rattlesnake Hills of Wyoming (another Cripple Creek) was part of a discovery team that found the Donlin Creek deposit in Alaska that has nearly 4 times as much gold ever produced from the Klondike.

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RUBY & SAPPHIRE IN WYOMING

So, after I returned from the International Kimberlite Conference in Australia, I went back to work mapping Wyoming's principal gold district - the 500-square mile South Pass greenstone belt near Lander. I don't want to get into a discussion on greenstone belts at this point, but you can read about them at wikipedia.So, in 1991, I finished the South Pass greenstone belt, published numerous

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Gold Prospecting - Prospector's Guide to Finding Gold

Gold Prospectors Guide to lode & placer gold. Facts on how & where to find gold in nature. The author found hundreds of gold anomalies as well as an entirely new gold district (Rattlesnake Hills, Wyoming) and was on the discovery team of the 41 million ounce Donlin Creek gold deposit in Alaska.

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Rattlesnake Hills Gold Discovery, Wyoming: 2011

The Rattlesnake Hills, in my opinion, has the highest potential for discovery of large, commercial, gold deposits in Wyoming. It has all of the necessary ingredients to be a significant gold producer - an ancient greenstone belt source terrain for primary gold and intrusion of the belt by hot Tertiary alkalic plugs to mobilize the gold and concentrate the metal in veins, stockworks and breccia.

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GOLD AT THE CARISSA MINE, SOUTH PASS, WYOMING - a Guide

During mapping and sampling of the Carissa mine in the South Pass greenstone belt of Wyoming, it was discovered that the mine sits on a major shear structure that is over 1,000 feet wide and is likely mineralized throughout this structure for a minimum of 1,000 feet and likely greater. High-grade gold was identified by sampling and drilling by various mining companies to a depth of 970 feet

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GOLD at the COPPER KING Gold-Copper Mine near Cheyenne

2.6 billion in gold found near the State Capital in Cheyenne, Wyoming! The gold sits in the ground at the old Copper King mine: a once, small, commercial mine with low-grade gold & copper. Drilling & exploration since the 1950s, identified a 2-million ounce equivalent gold-copper Proterozoic age porphyry deposit. Mapping by Professor Hausel (the GemHunter) led to discovery of a

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Gold and Diamond Indicator Minerals Discovered in Wyoming

I was interested in the gold as well as the new found garnets. Over the years, I had been working not only in gold, but also in diamonds. And sometime earlier, I had met a contact from Russia who had access to an electron microprobe research facility in Russia that could be used to test chemistry (the Wyoming Geological Survey had such a tiny budget, we couldn't afford to do this ourselves).

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Tin Cup Jasper, Ruby, Gold district, Wyoming: Gemstones

The Tin Cup district near the Sweetwater River in central Wyoming was thought to have been a historical gold and silver district. The district contains enormous resources of banded jasper, some of the largest rubies in the world, some sapphire, jade and possible diamonds.

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