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Old 02-11-2019, 10:01 PM   #1
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Has anyone on TBH ever found gold in Texas?
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:02 PM   #2
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Click bait.... thought you found gold... dang it! Lol


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Old 02-11-2019, 10:08 PM   #3
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I wish...... me and the boys always watch gold rush, and I always wondered if anyone on here has found some.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:15 PM   #4
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no. this may count if your wife is from here.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:23 PM   #5
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From what Iíve read in the past, Texas has never produced a lot of gold. I think there are some creeks and such down in the hill country where some gold has been found. Mainly dust and small flakes. I read an article on gold in Texas not too long ago actually and they stated that most of the gold found in Texas was stumbled on while mining for other things.


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Old 02-11-2019, 10:26 PM   #6
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From what Iíve read in the past, Texas has never produced a lot of gold. I think there are some creeks and such down in the hill country where some gold has been found. Mainly dust and small flakes. I read an article on gold in Texas not too long ago actually and they stated that most of the gold found in Texas was stumbled on while mining for other things.


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For some reason I thought I read on here that there was a guy who found some in the Brazos. I might be mistaken though.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:31 PM   #7
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Supposedly some gold dust in the Llano, have seen folks panning there before.
Also some is west Texas I believe; Shafter is best known for the silver mines but think I read gold was also pulled from the mines.
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:41 PM   #8
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My dad filled up a guys truck who said he was from Dubai and he gave him a gold chain and a gold ring. Said he couldnít take a hand out so he gave him the ring and chain.

He also said he was rich and couldnít access his money.

This was at the shell on Walden and 1-10. I told my dad thereís a lot of people that a looking for a prince that owes them a lot of money and he should have taken a pic.


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Old 02-11-2019, 10:56 PM   #9
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It’s black and several thousand feet down.
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:06 PM   #10
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Itís black and several thousand feet down.
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:08 PM   #11
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:24 PM   #12
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I've read about a bit being found in Llano County along the river, the gold panning/mining show that came on once upon a time supposedly had a club membership with property members could go to to try their luck.
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:32 PM   #13
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Supposed to be some lost silver mines out near Menard.
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Old 02-11-2019, 11:32 PM   #14
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For some reason I thought I read on here that there was a guy who found some in the Brazos. I might be mistaken though.
That was most likely Gold teeth...
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Old 02-12-2019, 12:01 AM   #15
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Old 02-12-2019, 12:26 AM   #16
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Yes Sir, I have right here in Hill Country, silver too. I happened upon it when I started finding veins of quartz and petrified wood. The chunks of wood are very heavy for their size. I busted up some of the quartz and found some gold. No “motherload” finds, mostly like a gold version of lentils, dust and flakes. The first chunk of quartz I found was in the Honey Creek area of Guadalupe river park a few years back when I got picked up for hunting on standby. Now I come and go at will undetected. I have found these things in a few other Hill Country areas too because I know what I’m looking for now. The range is pretty vast too. I first found petrified wood in the hills by Medina lake, I’ve since found it around Leaky, Turtle Creek, the Cibolo, clear up past Mason, Sisterdale, and others. I’m not a geology nut nor a rock hound by nature, just observant, fast learning, logical, and lucky whilst outdoors.

I’ve found a bunch of other stuff that would be prudent to keep my mouth shut about.

Let me say this about that because I believe a State Park belongs to the public...They know exactly about silver in Honey Creek and thats why they keep John Q Public (the rightful owners) out and mine it themselves! They make no bones about keeping folk out of the Honey Creek area.

Don’t be afaid to turn a rock over and look in!

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Old 02-12-2019, 06:08 AM   #17
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I found a little in the Llano River. Just some tiny flecks, but there have been a few decent sized nuggets found there over the years.
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Old 02-12-2019, 07:22 AM   #18
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Old 02-12-2019, 07:32 AM   #19
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Old 02-12-2019, 07:56 AM   #20
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Yep I stopped in south Dallas to fuel up saw something shining in the asphalt kicked at it a few times then dug it out with a screwdriver biggest ring I ever saw fit on my thumb with room to spare.
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Old 02-12-2019, 08:33 AM   #21
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Have found tons of fools gold drilling piers into blue shell.
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Old 02-12-2019, 10:23 AM   #22
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There was a google post thT gold had been found in lampasas river. Apparently there is a membership dig somewhere that you can go mine.
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Old 02-12-2019, 10:35 AM   #23
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Old 02-12-2019, 04:45 PM   #24
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So gold show on the hunting channel several years ago came to the creek on the grounds of enchanted rock. Found a few flakes.
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Old 02-12-2019, 05:04 PM   #25
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Yes, there is gold in Texas but most of it is 400mesh or smaller, very small but it is here. GPAA has several chapters here in Texas with spots to dig and prospect. LLano is in the center of the oldest rock formations in Texas around 600 million plus years old and were you will find the best Placer gold deposits.

Gold can be found in the Brazos but its a lot of hard work for very little gold. the GPAA has a place to dig south of Granbury also..
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Old 02-12-2019, 06:23 PM   #26
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There is alot of gold dust in Sandy Creek between Llano and Fredericksburg. We see it in the toilet tanks.

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Old 02-12-2019, 06:32 PM   #27
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There's a blue topaz found here in Texas that I believe can fetch a few dollars. Red Jasper everywhere but ain't worth much unless you got a good holistic customer base.
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