From the fascinating tale of El Dorado, to the Gold Rush of North America, gold hunting has captured the imagination of millions of people all over the world. Countless gold diggers have died to find this precious metal, and gold has proven to help economies of ancient Egyptian times, to even the economies of today. Gold helped populate the entire state of California, bringing men from the North, from China, from Europe, from all over the world to mine the earth in search of it.
The Californian Gold Rush in North America is one of the most popularized tales of humans on the hunt for gold. People abandoned everything for this metal, leaving their prosperous lives and traveling through unknown country in hopes that they would get rich quick. Gold holds hope for millions, for if one finds this precious metal, it could easily bring several hundreds of dollars per ounce in today's market. So why not go on your own expedition to see if you can get lucky and find the metal? Let's take a look at some great places in North America to prospect for gold.
As California is known for its gold stores, is it the best and only place in North America to find gold? Not necessarily. According to www.wikipedia.org, there are gold prospecting sites from near Montgomery, Alabama, Washington, D.C., North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Alabama. Many of these states have prospecting sites for visitors(www.wikipedia.org). These are just a few of the states that one can visit to prospect for gold.
One of the more popular states other than California and the ones listed above to find gold in is Arizona. According to 'The Gold Miner's Headquarters', which you can google, Arizona Gold Prospectors is one of the best companies to find gold with. This website says that you can keep all the gold you can find, and you can usually find gold with the first couple of tries.
Keep in mind that there are a couple of different types of gold, including the ever popular Fool's Gold, but the companies you pan with can help you determine if it's the real deal.
You will need to invest in equipment, such as a prospecting pan and something safe to keep your gold in, but www.goldfeverprospecting.com can help you make sure you have everything you need to be successful in hunting for gold.
It is hard to say why, throughout the ages, humans have put such a high price on gold. True, it is a harder to find metal than say, silver or copper. But if one can find it than one can count him/herself rich. Whichever state you choose to prospect for gold in, rest assured it is a fun and exciting way to spend a few free days. Who knows? You just might find El Dorado.