This is the first in a series of videos explaining where to find gold and other rare minerals in each of the states of North America. Our goal is to help people living in or visiting Ohio to go out, explore, and prospect. This video is the subject of the metals, minerals, and fossils there are to find in the state of Ohio. The fore mentioned minerals in this video consist of flint, calcite, celestite, flourite, sphalerite, fossils, and gold. The areas in which these minerals can be found in are Richland county, Clearfork River, Honey Creek, Friends Creek, Leatherwood Creek, Stonelick Creek, Clermont County, Ross County, Muskingum County, Licking County, Flint Ridge, Pugh quarry, Lime city, Wood County, Maple Grove Quarry, Seneca County, Allen County, South Bass Island, Ottawa County, Put-In-Bay, Findlay Arch Mining District, Auglaize Quarry, Paulding County, Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Franke Island, Maumee Stone Quarry, Trammel Fossil Park, Sylvania, Oaks Quarry Park, and Fairborn.

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  1. @cjthegunman9659 on December 30, 2023 at 8:45 am

    I live in western Columbus Ohio

  2. @derrickweese5916 on December 30, 2023 at 8:47 am

    I found horn coral fossils in paint creek in Greenfield Ohio

  3. @user-wr7rh4sg8g on December 30, 2023 at 8:47 am

    Great video!!

  4. @ernestclements7398 on December 30, 2023 at 8:48 am

    What about the historical references of the Shawnee Indians having had two silver mines in Ohio? ( in fact the word Shawnee means silver people and John Kinzie one of the founders of Chicago, was known to the natives as Shawneeakwe or silver man because his original trade was as a silversmith) one of these mines is rumored to now be covered by a reservoir, while the other is rumored to be located in a deep ravine on the campus of Antioch College.

  5. @karenmurphy7066 on December 30, 2023 at 8:49 am

    Awesome! Thanks, from an old buckeye!

  6. @dj_dinner_plates7429 on December 30, 2023 at 8:49 am

    Are you from ohio ? My dude if so lets Link up . im up in northeastern Mahoning County

  7. @markmark1osufan35 on December 30, 2023 at 8:50 am

    Well, I’m from Ohio. And I stopped watching your video when you couldn’t get through the first paragraph without insulting us.

  8. @ruthking8243 on December 30, 2023 at 8:52 am

    This might be off topic somewhat but hubby and I was pouring ‘River Rock’ stones in our dry water way from our down spout. The stones were purchased at Lowe’s Store. Anyway,I found a petrified mushroom in perfect condition. It’s about two inches tall, creamy color and shaped perfectly like a spruce. I wish I had noticed what state the stones came from. It’s now displayed in my curio. I also find soap stone here and there, on our property. We live in central Ohio. I’d love to hunt for gems,precious metals or anything that’s interesting.

  9. @davilaavelino0 on December 30, 2023 at 8:52 am

    WHAT!!! Nothing,,, no minerals in North East Ohio??? Land and water is good for nothing than owning land?

  10. @SassSafras on December 30, 2023 at 8:58 am

    im in northern panhandle wv and cant find anything online about my area, can you help. hancock county wv, between pittsburgh pa and lisbon ohio

  11. @babywise2096 on December 30, 2023 at 8:58 am

    It kills me that at pow wows I see nothing but $5 natives like you. How did the population go from deep brown and copper skin to this and still be able to claim the identity of my people. That 5 dollars to get on the roll was the final nail in the coffin

  12. @highlandergrog6041 on December 30, 2023 at 8:59 am

    I love learning about Ohio’s amazing geology, truly a hidden gem(ba-dum-ts). My dad, brother and I loved to go hiking at Malabar Farm/Mohican, it’s kinda been my second home (my dad even took his first steps there as a toddler and my grandmother used to go camping there at 16) Butternut trail has a small cave about a half mile in and if you’re not creeped out by the biggest fucking spiders you’ve ever seen you can climb through the mini cave system and come out on the roof of the cave, just watch for holes in the ground which go about 15-20 feet down. It’s a magical looking place all covered mosses As a kid I’d sit in there and listen to all the sounds of the cave, I think that cave is what made me fall in love with rocks…Also Ohio’s brown fluorite glows neon green under fluorescent lighting!!!

  13. @tomsmith3987 on December 30, 2023 at 9:02 am

    I am from steubenville ohio.this is good information

  14. @willbarker1693 on December 30, 2023 at 9:03 am

    a chunk of gold the size of a bowling ball was found on a friends Ohio farm after a plow 30+ years ago dropped by glaciers

  15. @09sethman on December 30, 2023 at 9:05 am

    man i grew up in Lexington/mansfield Ohio and the Clear fork river came off of our Clear Fork reservoir..i wish i had known that there is gold there,,i would have spent more time panning for gold than i did riding dirt bikes and go karts!!

  16. @erical.rivers on December 30, 2023 at 9:05 am

    Wow i had no idea ohio had gold. Wow

  17. @pokeynewsome2804 on December 30, 2023 at 9:06 am

    I commit crimes every Sunday in Ohio, my favorite is to rob banks on Sundays, they’re closed so I don’t have to worry about hero’s and when the cops show up I tell them about the law that you can’t get arrested on Sundays, they turn right around and leave!

  18. @spunkman420 on December 30, 2023 at 9:07 am

    I have found the red gemstones in Hocking Hills Ohio

  19. @ChuckerA on December 30, 2023 at 9:08 am

    Is there anything by Lake Erie

  20. @jamesstfelix2408 on December 30, 2023 at 9:09 am

    Lost my view with tje buckeye tree

  21. @zackgorby6231 on December 30, 2023 at 9:10 am

    Any luck finding any gold in Muskingum ,Perry, Morgan county

  22. @astroguy8210 on December 30, 2023 at 9:10 am

    New to the Chanel can you make a video on were to find iron or bog iron and other metals. Also the iv been in the geode on Putin bay never new it could be used for firerworks

  23. @dj_dinner_plates7429 on December 30, 2023 at 9:10 am

    Found myself watching this again . Very awesome

  24. @hogbellylife3451 on December 30, 2023 at 9:12 am

    What part of Ohio are you in?

  25. @studmuffinzYT on December 30, 2023 at 9:13 am

    How does one legally hunt for minerals and gems in Ohio? Most of the locations are quarry’s, which are private property.. is this more of a just, "hunt at your own risk" type of thing?

  26. @kenseymour5152 on December 30, 2023 at 9:14 am

    I was raised in southern Ohio south of Chillicothe Ohio I was always told the glaciers stop about there I lived in Jackson county and vinton county we always found arrowheads in are gardens and in caves behind my grandparents house

  27. @danjohnson887 on December 30, 2023 at 9:15 am

    Is this guy actually trying to pass himself off as Native American? He’s as white as I am!

  28. @rebeccaanderson5037 on December 30, 2023 at 9:15 am

    cant get fish drunk ? im out

  29. @Labyrinthine_Complexities on December 30, 2023 at 9:15 am

    Subbed ⚒💎⚒🥰

  30. @pittsburghcoinhunting1452 on December 30, 2023 at 9:15 am

    Very informational video thanks for sharing. One question what’s stream in eastern Ohio would be the best one to hit for finding gold in your opinion. I’m new to panning and think it would be cool to find a little bit of gold. Thanks. HH. JOE.

  31. @igothobbiestv81 on December 30, 2023 at 9:18 am

    Is there anything in wayne or ashland county? Gold or gemstones?

  32. @cjthegunman9659 on December 30, 2023 at 9:20 am

    I went to Put-in-bay a month ago and you could see Kelly’s island so close and it was amazing!

  33. @SwampDonkey64 on December 30, 2023 at 9:20 am

    Here in Ohio we call the Buckeye a worthless nut.

  34. @davidgrove481 on December 30, 2023 at 9:21 am

    You did a very good job with this video young man 😉
    I’m a mineral collector living in Ohio and have been fortunate enough to have collected at many of these sites.
    You included just about everything I can think of that Ohio has to offer in minerals!!
    Again, nice job and thank you for posting 😁

  35. @okboomer6201 on December 30, 2023 at 9:21 am

    😎 Swag like Ohio

  36. @katrinajohnson3776 on December 30, 2023 at 9:24 am

    Love the handmade flint knife that you found. Thank you for telling me that I can turn pieces of flint that I find into jewelry pieces. I hadn’t thought of that. I would love to go find some other special rocks locally. I live near Troy, Ohio. Where can I go locally to search for some nice ones?? I love your video. Thanks for making this one about Ohio!!🤗👍♥️

  37. @joycelynnrawlins9330 on December 30, 2023 at 9:26 am

    I live in eastern columbis where is the best spot

  38. @northnorthington642 on December 30, 2023 at 9:27 am

    Hamilton Ohio here. What can i find in the little miami

  39. @richardrogers156 on December 30, 2023 at 9:27 am

    Seen a round rainbow glowing craft in daytime in Northwest sky Oct 2,2021 outside Norwalk, Ohio.Check out The shepherds chapel on politics, 4 hidden dynasties, signs, parable of the fig tree,Antichrist, The mark of the beast, rapture theory, lost tribes of Israel found, kentucky stones, Bat Creek stones, horse’s of the Bible, ship’s of God.Get a Strongs concordance bible dictionary in Greek and Hebrew and Smiths Bible dictionary helps to understand even a child could understand.The Lord is near last couple years seen other things in the sky.Walk by faith and not by sight.Book of Ezekiel talks about crafts.So important to repent and talk to God in Jesus-yeshuas Holy name Amen!We all need truth right now and learn to put on the whole armour of God in Jesus Yeshuas Holy name Amen! Ephesians 6, Luke 10:17-21, Romans 8.💪😇🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  40. @tylershuff3283 on December 30, 2023 at 9:29 am

    What’s so cool about Seneca county

  41. @lynnjudkins9078 on December 30, 2023 at 9:30 am

    What about black onyx I found in hocking county

  42. @Labyrinthine_Complexities on December 30, 2023 at 9:32 am

    Thank you for taking the time to explore my state and highlighting the various spots to collect and types of gemstones for rockhounds! 💎💎💎

  43. @georgerivers607 on December 30, 2023 at 9:33 am

    The laws on shoes, women in houses and arrests on 4th of july and sunday are not true…I can tell you for sure on the arrests thing lol

  44. @danieldevite668 on December 30, 2023 at 9:33 am


  45. @karenm9084 on December 30, 2023 at 9:33 am

    Can you make a ohio geode video?

  46. @moparphil6586 on December 30, 2023 at 9:35 am

    If you’re in Ohio you can probably find a ton of fossilized shells in your driveway lol

  47. @jayyoutube8790 on December 30, 2023 at 9:38 am

    A lot of famous people are from Ohio. Astronauts, actors and even a few presidents are among a few..

  48. @missdirection4616 on December 30, 2023 at 9:38 am

    Where did you hear these wacky Ohio laws?

  49. @karenm9084 on December 30, 2023 at 9:40 am

    I hope there are geodes in southern Ohio. Still looking

  50. @missdirection4616 on December 30, 2023 at 9:40 am

    Best place to find gold in Ohio is in black peoples mouths

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