4 Petroglyphs in Ozark caves have been reported to be codes for the lo ion of gold and silver bullion and as late as 1882 a family owned business--the Yocum Silver Mine Corporation--purchased a clam-shell crane with a sixton bucket and a bulldozer to dig out the "famous Yocum mine."
Bonne Terre Mine Bonne Terre Missouri Once the world’s largest producer of lead ore Bonne Terre Mine is now flooded with enough water to hold the Billion Gallon Lake. Any open water-certified diver can explore its 20-plus dive trails—averaging 40- to 60-feet deep with 100-foot-plus visibility—all of which are guided by experienced ...
Missouri has 5957 identified mines listed in The Diggings . The most commonly listed primary commodities in Missouri mines are Lead Zinc and Iron .At the time these mines were surveyed 174 mines in Missouri were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop shallow pit or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine. 1 Missouri has 305 prospect mines. 2 5459 mines were in ...
Some of these are said contain treasures of gold coins. 8. Forty-Niner gold in Missouri. Another Missouri man long ago is said to have struck it rich in the California gold rush. When he returned to his home near Waynesville in Pulaski County it is believed that he buried $60000 somewhere in the hills. 9.
The Gold Miner& 39;s Headquarters is the Internet& 39;s largest information center for the recreational and small scale gold miner / prospector. The information posted on this site is from donations sent in from miners to help other gold miners. Site is owned and operated by Heavy Metal Mining Company Springfield Missouri.
The department& 39;s Missouri Geological Survey is the official Missouri Mine Map Repository established by the State Legislature in 1993 for the purposes of public safety and protection of property section 256.112 RSMo .The Repository houses more than 2000 maps of underground mines of various mineral commodities.
Missouri Map of Gold Silver and Lost Treasure Sites Small amounts of gold can be found in glacial gravel deposits in Adair Macon and Schuyler Counties. Note: Some sites listed below may have prohibitions against prospecting.
The Missouri Department of Natural Resources provides an interactive map of abandoned mines in the state. By clicking on individual sites or areas users can find a variety of information including: The commodity that was mined there The date and method of closure used for mine shafts and the cost of closure The depth and size of mine shafts Whether or not coal waste is