Gold in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources
Mineral Resources Branch
Information Series ME 13

By Jennifer L. E. Bates

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • The History of Gold Mining
  • Mining and Extraction of Gold
    • Early Mining Methods
    • Extraction Methods
  • Occurrence and Distribution of Gold
  • Geology of the Meguma Group
  • Meguma Group Quartz Veins and the Hypotheses of Formation
    • Quartz Veins
    • Hypotheses Formation
  • Present Exploration and Future Trends
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • Glossary
  • Appendix Do-It-Yourself