6 Valuable Metals Rarer Than Gold

Part of the fun of searching for gold in California is knowing just how rare it is. The history of gold points to a lot of other unique discoveries. After all, there are metals out there even more valuable than gold. Here are a handful that are even rarer! Iridium:...
Novice Fisherman? These Tips Can Help!

Novice Fisherman? These Tips Can Help!

At Roaring Camp Gold, we offer lots of exciting activities to help round out your visit, but one of the most popular is fishing. We offer miles of river to fish for a variety of types including Rainbow Trout and Mountain Pike. If you’re new to the world of...
The Language of Gold

The Language of Gold

Did you know that gold has its own language? The words used to describe gold help us to talk about its purity and how its found as a deposit. First off, you can measure gold’s concentration in one of two ways. Gold is often found alloyed with other metals...
7 Facts You Didn’t Know About Gold

7 Facts You Didn’t Know About Gold

Think you know all there is to know about gold? Think again. Here are 7 facts about gold that you probably don’t know! 1. Gold has been used for at least the last 5,000 years to make jewelry. The most significant find of gold jewelry in antiquity occurred when...
The Animals of Roaring Camp Mining Co.

The Animals of Roaring Camp Mining Co.

The environs of central California offer a lot of wildlife. Deer, elk, and even pronghorn antelope are common here at Roaring Camp. We can be on one of our gold tours and see a herd munching away calmly. Thankfully, predators are few and far between. What’s been...