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Glossary of Gold Terms

Did you know that . . .

    •  Going to see the Elephant doesn't require a backstage ticket?
    •  A monitor isn't just this rectangle screen you are squinting at?
    •  Pay dirt isn't only what your employer does once a week?
    •  Ophir is not a famous talk show hostess?
    •  A pocket doesn't always need a plastic protector?

Then read on . . . The following terms are defined in our Glossary. Learn the words. Talk the talk. Impress your friends. Go places. Meet people. Thank us for the direction your life will take. Just click & go!


A - E
F - J
K - N
O - S
T - Z

Alchemy
Alchemist
Alloy
Alluvial Gold
Amalgam
Amalgamation
Anneal
Aqua Regia
Argonaut
Arrastra
Assay Office
Audit
Auriferous
Bar
Base Gold
Black Gold
Blazing Star
Bullion
Carat
Celestials
Claim
Claim Jumping
Clampers
Colloidal Gold
Color
Comstock Lode
Cousin Jack
Coyote Hole
Coyoting
Cradle
Diggins
Drawing
Drawplate
Dredging
Drift
Dry Blowing
Dry Diggins
Dust
E Clampus Vitus
El Dorado
Electrum
Fandango Halls
Filigree
Flat
Flume
Fool's Gold
Fossicker
Gangue
Giant
Gilding
Glory Hole
Going to See the Elephant
Gold
Gold Leaf
Gold Paint
Gravels
Grubstake
Grubstaking
Gulch
Hand Mucker
Hardrock Mining
Headframe
Homestake Mine
Hydraulic Mining
Inlay
I.O.O.F.

Karat (Karet)
Lode
Long Tom
Mercury
Metallurgy
Mochila
Monitor
Mother Lode
Nugget

Ophir
Ore
Overburden
Panning
Pay Dirt
Pelton Wheel
Physics
Placer
Placer Mining
Pocket
Poke
Prospector
Quartz
Quartz Mining
Quicksilver
Retort
Riffles
Rocker (Cradle)
Slickins
Sluice Box
Sniping
Stamp Mill
Stamps
Strike
Sulphurets

Tailings
Tailing Dump
Tailing Wheels
Tailrace
Troy Ounce
Vein
Welcome Stranger
Worked Out

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K - N
O - S
T - Z


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