You don't have to look far to find gold in these states. A mine from revolutionary days is still being worked successfully.

SOUTH CAROLINA - ALABAMA GOLD SITES


The information given below is based on that which can be found in our new gold/gem folios. If you would like some of these gold/gem maps for your own, CLICK HERE.


New activity is to be found in SC and some experts believe gold has been left behind in AL by early prospectors. The mine at Haile, SC has been producing 700 ounces per month for the past few years. And a new company has been formed to mine gold only 20 miles NE of Columbia, SC. They expect 160,000 ounces per year! We list below some of the more important areas.

The sites are listed by county.

THESE ARE JUST A FEW OF THE MANY SITES LISTED ON THE MAPS.


SOUTH CAROLINA:

ABBEVILLE: Southern Gold mine - 2 miles W of Smryna
.....CHESTERFIELD: Brewer mine - 1.5 miles W from Jefferson
.....EDGEFIELD: Landrum and Quattlebaum - 12 miles N of Edgefield
.....LANCASTER: Blackmon mine - 8 miles NE from Kershaw
.....Haile mine - 3 miles NE from Kershaw
.....MCCORMICK: Dorn mine - at McCormick
.....SPARTANBURG: Wolf and Tyger placer - 7 miles N of Greer
.....- east side of the Middle Tyger River
.....UNION: Ophir mine - 5 miles SE from Glenn Springs
.....YORK: Wolf Creek mine - 3 miles W from Smyrna
.....Dorothy mine - 4.5 miles SW from Smyrna
.....Ferguson mine - about 5.5 miles SE from Grover, NC
.....Magnolia mine - 2.2 miles W from Hickory Grove
.....Martin mine - 1 mile W from Smryna
.....Schlegelmilch mine - 4.5 miles SW from Smyrna
.....Wallace mine - 3.5 miles NE from York
.....Wheat mine - 2.3 miles WSW from Smyrna
.....Wilson mine - 6 miles NE from York


ALABAMA:

.....CHILTON: Mulberry Creek placer - 5.5 miles W from Lomax
..... Also 13 miles W from Clanton
.....Rippatoe placer - 2 miles NNE from, Mitchell Dam
.....CLAY: Alabama Gold and Mica - 4 miles SW from Pyriton
.....Harrall Gold mine - 6 miles NW from Shady Grove
.....CLEBURNE: Gold Ridge prospect - 5 miles N from Ranburne
.....Clear Creek placer - 6.5 miles SE from Heflin
.....RANDOLPH: Pinetucky mine - 8 miles SE from Heflin
.....TALLADEGA: Gold Log mine - 4 miles SW from Ironaton
.....Riddle's mine - 5.5 miles SW from Ironaton
.....Hog Mountain mine - 5 miles ENE from Hackneyville
.....TALLAPOOSA: Tallapoosa mine - 6 miles ESE from Hackneyville
.....Romanoff mine - 6 miles NE from Alexander City
.....Silver Hill - 6 miles NNE from Martin Dam

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