Washington Beach Gold Mining
bulletin 42, gold in washington,averill, c. v., placer mining for gold in california: california div. mines. bull. 135, 1946. bartlett, clare, the pacific coast beach sands: mines and minerals, vol..mining and logging history,a brief excitement over beach placers on washington's olympic peninsula might qualify as the region's last gold rush. in 1894, a report spread that pay sand .25 rivers in washington where you can find gold ,ozette river. there are very fine deposits of placer gold and also platinum that has been mined from the beach sands. one place that was fairly .treasured experience benson beach's black sands beckon ,ilwaco — they stalk the beach in search of black sand after the storms hit. matt tomlinson keeps an eye on the level while prospecting for gold feb. and placer mining from washington department of fish and wildlife..