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The Ancient River of Gold


How are gold deposits formed? Where can they be found? This book explores the "ancient channels": fossilized gold-bearing rivers. This book is an 8.5" x 11" paperback with 128 pages.

The Ancient River of GoldTable of Contents

What is a Dead River?7
El Dorado13
Southern California23
The West Fork in Northern California35
The White's Branch and the Lower Mother Lode41
Upper Mother Lode and the Greater Yuba53
Northeastern California: Magalia Channels65
White's Branch in Northern California and the Trinity Channels73
Tertiary Channels of the Sierra Nevada83
Old Columbia Channel87
The Mammoth River91
British Columbia97
The Cariboo and Northern British Columbia109
The Northern Mines of British Columbia113
The Yukon: Alaska121
Selected Readings126
Appendix A127