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IS THIS REAL GOLD OR FOOL’S GOLD IN MY GOLD PAN?


 
IS THIS REAL GOLD OR FOOL’S GOLD IN MY GOLD PAN?

By Marc Prinz

Now with the modern day gold rush happening and so many gold panning enthusiasts out there I get a lot of questions about what’s fool’s gold and what’s real gold.  Fool’s gold is known as iron pyrite or mica by gold panning prospectors. Fool’s gold looks like real gold and sparkles like real gold.  Many people get fool’s gold confused with real gold when they start gold panning. Here in Colorado it is very common for beginning gold panning prospectors to have found yellow gold paint chips in there gold pan from the street stripes and assumed it is gold.  

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