The Georgia Gold Rush was the second significant gold rush in the United States and the first . Hernando de Soto led an expedition in 1540, and "came across a young native who showed the Spaniards how . By 1804, this Carolina Gold Rush resulted in placer mining, the discovery of a gold rich quartz vein by Mathias.
. white) in a sample of gneiss from the Battle Branch Mine in Lumpkin County. The largest quantities of gold found in the eastern United States were found in the Georgia . The Georgia Gold Belt is part of a zone of gold deposits in the southeast United States that runs from Alabama to ia. Smaller gold deposits can be.
Oct 10, 2000 . map, prepared by the Georgia Division of Mines, Mining, and Geology, with the .. In other fields the map will also find application, its use de pending largely on the . Wedowee Ashland belt: is the Dahlonega gold belt; it con sists mainly of lies to the southeast of Clay County and extends from Elmore.