Here’s a great resource for gold mining and geology of the Cariboo region of British Columbia, Canada. Always be on the look out for these gold leads of information. Save the links and build your own research journal.
Compare your results with what’s described in these “Official” documents and be ready to ask a lot of WHY’s while you prospect & sample for gold in these areas. Keep the Why & What was found in your journal too. The research stage is where it all starts.