gold in Moldavia

Posted on July 27th, 2010 by admin and filed under Dacia Felix

Title Magazine of natural history, Volume 7
Editors John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson
Publisher printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1834
Subjects Natural history

article Art VII Facts and Considerations on the Strata of Mont Blanc
and on some Instances of Twisted Strata observable in Switzerland by
JR with Remarks thereon by the Rev WB Clarke AMFGS &c , p. 647

are though novel preserving The granite of Mont Blanc is said to
contain gold Gold is very common in all soils and in most river beds
though in quantity too minute to be observable It is universally
distributee and may be procured from decayed vegetable matter It is
obtained in small quantities near Simplon on the route of that name
most alluvial deposits have traces of it See the localities and river
beds named by Leonhard and Phillips and Jameson The washing of the
sand of the Rhine at Baden produced in 1827 2317 kr 53J gr of gold
from 1828 to 1829 2999 kr 44 gr Allgemeine Handlung Zei tung Oct 1829
Gold is also found in the rivers of the north of Moldavia in the
Goldbach near Audel in Treves near Endkirch on the Moselle and in the
Guldenbach near Strom berg in the neighbourhood of Coblentz
Gruithuisen Analektenftlr Erd und Himmels hinde part iii p 36

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