Panning for Gold on the Internet
Resources for Gold Prospecting and Panning in Maryland
We often get requests for information about gold, gold panning and prospecting in Maryland. The following list represents all of the information and literature the Survey has about gold. If you would like to add to or change this information, please let us know.
|Gold in Maryland||Gold in Maryland (MGS Brochure)||HTML and brochure|
|1953 Geologic maps of the Great Falls Gold District||HTML|
|1968 Geologic map of Maryland||HTML|
|Gold and Other Minerals of Rock Run, Montgomery County, Maryland||HTML|
|Historic Mines of Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park||Adobe PDF|
| Walter A. Goetz is a leading authority on gold mining
in Maryland. Mr. Geotz writes:
Mr. Goetz has written the following publications on gold mining in Maryland:
These books are can be ordered (postpaid) directly from
Mr. Goetz :
|Prospecting for Gold Near Washington, DC.||HTML|
The "Big Ten" home page — maps for gold prospecting, panning, mining, treasure hunting, metal detecting, rockhounding and other outdoor recreation activities.
|A Resource Center for Gold Maps for The Recreational Prospector||HTML|
for Gold in the United States
|How to Pan for Gold by Robin C. Hale, Public Information Series No. 2, Tennessee Division of Geololgy||PDF file|
This pamphlet was prepared by Dr. James P. Reger.
Compiled by the Maryland Geological Survey, 2300 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218
This electronic version of "Gold Resources on the Internet " was prepared by Bob Conkwright, Division of Coastal and Estuarine Geology, Maryland Geological Survey. Please send comments on this page to Dale Shelton (firstname.lastname@example.org)