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Gold districts in Nova Scotia

Gold in Nova Scotia

1. Goldenville Gold District

Discovery: August 23,1861 by Nelson Nickerson

Years of Production: 1862-1941

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 209,383

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2. Goldboro Gold District

Discovery: September 14, 1861 by Joseph Hynes

Years of Production: 1862-1958

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 131,728

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3. Caribou Gold District

Discovery: 1864, discovery attributed to Josiah Jennings

Years of Production: 1869-1968

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 91,336

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4. Oldham Gold District

Discovery: Spring of 1861 by Edward Horne and Samuel Isner

Years of Production: 1862-1946

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 85,178

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5. Waverley Gold District

Discovery: August 1861 by Alexander Taylor on the farm of Charles P. Allen

Years of Production: 1862-1940

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 72,567

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6. Montague Gold District

Discovery: Early 1860’s by A. McQuarrie, A. Robinson, J. O’Connor and B. Clarke

Years of Production: 1863-1940

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 65,197

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7. Salmon River Gold District

Discovery: 1867 or 1868, discoverer unknown

Years of Production: 1881-1939, 1999 and 2003

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 52,404

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8. Renfrew Gold District

Discovery: 1861 by John McPhee, William Thompson and Andrew Parker

Years of Production: 1862-1958

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 51,596

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9. Brookfield Gold District

Discovery: 1885, discoverer unknown

Years of Production: 1887-1936

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 43,148

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10. Wine Harbour Gold District

Discovery: Late July 1860 by Joseph Smith

Years of Production: 1862-1939

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 42,347

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11. Molega Gold District

Discovery: June 1886, discoverer unknown

Years of Production: 1888-1950

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 33,460

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12. Mount Uniacke Gold District

Discovery: June 18, 1865 by David MacIntosh, John Sims and Charles Sims

Years of Production: 1867-1941

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 27,737

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13. Tangier Gold District

Discovery: October 1860 by Peter Mason

Years of Production: 1862-1919, 1986-1989, 1996-1997

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 26,286 (historical), 1,658 (recent), 27,944 total

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14. Moose River Gold District

Discovery: 1866 by John Pulsifer and Mr. Taylor

Years of Production: 1888-1939

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 25,917

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15. Mooseland Gold District

Discovery: May 1860 by John Gerrish Pulsifer, with Mi’kmaq guides Joe Paul, James Paul, and Francis Paul

Years of Production: 1863-1934

Total Gold Production (troy oz.): 3,865

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16. Cape Breton Stirling Zinc, Lead, Copper, Silver Mine

Discovery: Copper discovered here in the 1890’s, discoverer unknown

Years of Production: 1927-1931, 1949-1956

Total Gold Production(troy oz.): 16,681

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Other Gold districts in Nova Scotia

17. Forest Hill Gold District

18. Fifteen Mile Stream Gold District

19. South Uniacke Gold District

20. Middle River Gold Mine

21. Coxheath Copper-Gold Mine

22. Country Harbour Gold Mine

23. Cochrane Hill Gold District

24. Gegogan Gold Mine

25. Miller Lake Gold District

26. Ecum Secum Gold District

27. Moosehead Gold Mine

28. Harrigan Cove Gold District

29. Little Liscomb Lake Gold District

30. Beaver Dam Gold District

31. Killag Gold District

32. Lochaber Gold Mines

33. Ragged Falls Gold Mine

34. Sheet Harbour Gold District

35. Gold Lake Gold Mine

36. Lake Charlotte Gold District

37. South Branch Stewiacke Gold Mine

38. Coldstream Gold Mine

39. Clam Bay Gold District

40. Lake Catcha Gold District

41. Chezzetcook Gold Mine

42. Lawrencetown Gold District

43. Cow Bay Gold District

44. Ardoise Hill Gold District

45. Centre Rawdon Gold District

46. West Gore Antimony-Gold Mine

47. Rawdon Gold Mines

48. MacKay Settlement Gold Mine

49. Gold River Gold District

50. Blockhouse Gold District

51. The Ovens Gold District

52. Indian Path Tungsten-Gold Mine

53. Voglers Cove Gold Mine

54. Leipsegate Gold District

55. Pleasant River Barrens Hill Gold District

56. Mill Village Gold District

57. Fifteen Mile Brook Gold District

58. Westfield Hill Gold District

59. West Caledonia Gold District

60. Whiteburn Gold District

61. Kemptville Gold District

62. Carleton Gold District

63. Cranberry Head Gold District

64. Widow Point Gold Mine

65. Mile Lake Gold District

66. Stanburne Gold Mine