gold-bearing

containing or producing gold

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  • Gold rush tools and methods — A variety of tools and methods were used during the Gold rushes of the 19th century. This article covers the tools and methods used during the California Gold Rush, the Fraser River Gold Rush, the Cariboo Gold Rush, and the Klondike Gold Rush.… …   Wikipedia

  • Gold rush — A gold rush is a period of feverish migration of workers into the area of a dramatic discovery of commercial quantities of gold. Eight gold rushes took place throughout the 19th century in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, New Zealand …   Wikipedia

  • gold — /gohld/, n. 1. a precious yellow metallic element, highly malleable and ductile, and not subject to oxidation or corrosion. Symbol: Au; at. wt.: 196.967; at. no.: 79; sp. gr.: 19.3 at 20°C. 2. a quantity of gold coins: to pay in gold. 3. a… …   Universalium

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