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Gold deposits of the Coker Creek District, Monroe County, Tennessee

Robin C. Hale

Gold deposits of the Coker Creek District, Monroe County, Tennessee

by Robin C. Hale

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Published by State of Tennessee, Dept. of Conservation, Division of Geology in Nashville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee,
  • Monroe County.
    • Subjects:
    • Gold ores -- Tennessee -- Monroe County.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robin C. Hale ; prepared in cooperation with the Tennessee Valley Authority.
      SeriesBulletin - State of Tennessee, Division of Geology ; 72
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE165 .A2 no. 72, TN423.T2 .A2 no. 72
      The Physical Object
      Pagination93 p. :
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4856675M
      LC Control Number75621645

      In Polk County, you can find between 6 and 8 miles of Coker Creek that is on Forestry land, and is open to panning and sluicing for gold. You can hike along the creek from the upper end of the coker creek falls, and go several miles up before hitting private property, or you can go downstream from the upper end of the coker creek falls and find. MS Book and Mineral Company Tennessee Geology and Mining History II - State and Miscellaneous Publications R. C. / GOLD DEPOSITS OF THE COKER CREEK DISTRICT, MONROE COUNTY, TENNESSEE, Nashville, , pb, 93 pages, 3 plates (in pocket), 13 figs., 6 tables;, new, $ 20 GEOLOGIC MAP AND STRUCTURE SECTIONS OF THE MASCOT-JEFFERSON CITY ZINC.

        Update Sanford Gray's widow (Esther Gray), and daughter, (Marylu Atchley) almost sold the Coker Creek Village Property to a buyer from East, TN. -- The real estate deal that had been in the works for months did not go through, the buyer backed out of the deal. There was a 'falling out' with the Coker Creek Goldfest organizers back in , also known as the Autumn Goldfest--since then. Cite this Record. Gold Fields of Coker Creek, Monroe County, Tennessee. George H. Ashley. The Resources of Tennessee, Nashville, TN: Geological Survey of Tennessee. (tDAR id: ).

      The Boyd Gold Mine is near Tellico Plains, Tennessee. Historically the site has been associated with the Coker Creek Gold Mining District which is now part of the Nantahala National Forest. The site was first discovered in The ore mined is composed of gold. The . Some of the state's first gold mines were located in Monroe County. Placer mining took place on Coker Creek (near Tellico Plains) in the early s. Monroe County was one of the few East Tennessee counties to support secession at the outbreak of the American Civil War. On June 8, , the county voted in favor of Tennessee's Ordinance of.


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Gold deposits of the Coker Creek District, Monroe County, Tennessee by Robin C. Hale Download PDF EPUB FB2

The country’s first gold rush occurred in in Monroe County, Tennessee, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains along Coker Creek.

The gold. Tellico Ranger district covers the Monroe county area of Coker Creek, and the Ocoee District covers the Polk county area of coker creek. Good luck out there, be safe, and happy prospecting.

Tim L. Other TN Gold prospecting feature articles: Our photo Album-Hopefully this will grow a. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hale, Robin C.

Gold deposits of the Coker Creek District, Monroe County, Tennessee. Nashville: State of Tennessee, Dept. The Tennessee gold rush occurred in in Monroe County, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains along Coker Creek.

The gold rush experienced a delay, though, because the precious mineral was located on Cherokee Indian land. It wasn't until that gold mining really got going.

Most of the gold in Tennessee is found in a small area in Author: Gold Prospectors Association of America. The majority of gold in Tennessee can be found in the mountain streams of Blount, Monroe and Polk Counties.

Gold hunters can be found daily along Coker Creek in the southeast section of Monroe County. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting. Gold was discovered in at Coker Creek, located in the high country of Monroe County, Tennessee. Today, sections of Coker Creek in the Cherokee National Forest (CNF) are open for panning.

All panners must register and acquire a permit (free) from the CNF. Permits are available at the Coker Creek Tennessee book Center on Gold deposits of the Coker Creek District. 68 or the Tellico. Coker Creek (the creek, not the town) is probably the best known for having gold and is a great place to look.

Gold was discovered there inand a very short lived gold rush occurred. Very quickly the early miners found that the gravels were not rich enough to pay, and excitement was soon redirected to.

Most gold mining in Tennessee is done in the area of Coker Creek and the Tellico River in Southeast Tennessee. Much of the placer gold is fine, but there is plenty of it if you prospect in the right areas.

The GPAA has a claim on Coker Creek, and you can also explore the Tellico Ranger District. The flora of Citico Creek Wilderness Study Area, Cherokee National Forest, Monroe County, TN.

UT thesis, pp. Mineral resources of the Citico Creek Wilderness Study Area, Monroe County, TN. Tennessee. Placer gold was discovered on Coker Creek in Monroe County, Tennessee in The district produced about 9, troy ounces ( kg).

Ab troy ounces ( kg) of gold was recovered from the massive sulfide copper ores at Ducktown, Tennessee. Texas. Some prospects have been excavated for gold on the Llano Uplift of central. Gold deposits of the Coker Creek District, Monroe County, Tennessee (Bulletin - State of Tennessee, Division of Geology ; 72) [Robin C Hale] on *FREE*.

Gold Prospecting and Mining in Coker Creek TN. Welcome to the Coker Creek GPAA Website. Gold is also found in Polk County on Citico Creek, Cane Creek, Coker Creek and the headwaters of Tellico River. Coker Creek in their own County produced nearly all the gold that has ever been found in Tennessee that according to some authorities about into a little less than $, worth of gold.

Placer gold was discovered on Coker Creek in Monroe County, Tennessee in The district produced about 9, troy ounces ( kg). Ab troy ounces ( kg) of gold was recovered from the massive sulfide copper ores in the Copper Basin at Ducktown, Tennessee.

Texas. The Prospect Pit is near Tellico Plains, Tennessee. Historically the site has been associated with the Coker Creek Gold Mining District which is now part of the Nantahala National Forest.

The ore mined is composed of gold. The ore body is described as having an irregular shape of unknown dimensions. Gold deposits of the Coker Creek District, Monroe County, Tennessee by Robin C. Hale,State of Tennessee, Dept.

of Conservation, Division of Geology edition, in English. Monroe County was established ; Named in honor of President James Monroe. From the Courthouse was in private homes.

The first courthouse was built on this site in and burned in The second courthouse was — — Map (db m) HM. Gold deposits of the Coker Creek District, Monroe County, Tennessee. [Robin C Hale] Home.

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Hale $ $ $ Bulletin #73—Place Names of Tennessee by Ralph O. Fullerton $ $ $ Bulletin #74—The Geologic History of Tennessee by Robert A. Miller $ $ $Bill's Pit Stop of Coker Creek Gold Mining Store, Tellico Plains, Tennessee.

likes. Gold Panning supplies and tours. Dredging, Sluicing, Gems. hiking tours, hiking shuttles, road tours, cabin.The area includes lands in Polk and Monroe including Copper Basin, Ducktown, Turtletown, Farner, Ironsburg & Coker Creek and included Fort Armistead.

Land from the Polk County line, northward to the Little Tennessee River was divided into Gold Lots of 40 acres each. Each section, of acres, being divided into sixteen 40 acre lots.