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Alabama





Alabama Gold

Gold

Alabama is not known for its gold. Yet Alabama was part of one of the first US gold rushes in the 1830's. Gold is still available on some of the creeks, streams, and rivers of Alabama. There are several gold producing areas. I have visited some of them and written up some information that may be useful.


Gold Properties
0.0648 Grams = 1 Grain
24 Grains = 1 Penny Weight
20 Penny Weight = 1 Ounce
33.3 Grams = 1 Ounce
12 Ounces = 1 Troy Pound of Gold
24 Karat = 100% Pure Gold
18 Karat = 75% Pure Gold
14 Karat = 58% Pure Gold
10 Karat = 42% Pure Gold

James Mallonee