State Geological Surveys Links (List 2)
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As promised in my previous post on this subject, here are the remaining state geological surveys links for states with recorded instances of placer, lode, or glacial gold:
New Mexico: New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources (http://geoinfo.nmt.edu/)
North Carolina: North Carolina Geological Survey (http://www.geology.enr.state.nc.us/)
Ohio: Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Geological Survey
Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (http://www.oregongeology.com/sub/default.htm)
Pennsylvania: Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey (http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/topogeo/)
South Carolina: South Carolina Geological Survey (http://www.dnr.sc.gov/geology/)
South Dakota: South Dakota Geological Survey (http://www.sdgs.usd.edu/)
Tennessee: Department of Environment and Conservation Geology Division
Texas: Texas Bureau of Economic Geology (http://www.beg.utexas.edu/)
Utah: Utah Geological Survey (http://geology.utah.gov/)
Vermont: Agency of Natural Resources Vermont Geological Survey (http://www.anr.state.vt.us/dec/geo/vgs.htm)
Virginia: Division of Mineral Resources (http://www.mme.state.va.us/DMR/home.dmr.html)
Washington: Division of Geology and Earth Resources (http://www.dnr.wa.gov/geology/)
Wyoming: Geological Survey of Wyoming (http://www.wsgs.uwyo.edu/)
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So there you have it. Remember, a wealth of information on gold geology, formation, and mining as well as minerals and rockhounding can be accessed via these state geological surveys and the others previously listed.
As miners we all owe a debt of gratitude to the scientists, engineers, managers, and staff of our state geological surveys. They work very hard on a daily basis and have provided us with a significant "treasure trove" of valuable (and often "free") information.
Take care out there...
If you liked this post, you may want to read: "State Geological Surveys Links (List 1)"
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