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It was a romantic and picturesque spot, but there was not a grain of auriferous metal or ore in sight.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
In many parts of the world epidiorites and the quartz veins which sometimes occur in them have proved to be auriferous.
Footnote 2: Machines in which diggers wash the gold from the auriferous soil.Grif|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
Chips taken from the same bar of auriferous lead may show in one place 23 ozs.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.|Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
After crossing the creek, we took a due north course over very rugged quartz ranges of an auriferous character.Successful Exploration Through the Interior of Australia|William John Wills