A district in which gold is found as a mineral: the Klondike goldfields
More example sentences
- A map of Victoria in 1869 showed most of the colony, except for the Western District and the central goldfields, still under forest cover.
- The New Zealand Minerals Industry Association estimates there is $30 billion worth of gold in the Hauraki goldfields but most is under Conservation Department land which can not be mined.
- It was built to satisfy the demand for an improved route to the goldfields on the West Coast.
Definition of goldfield in:
- The US English dictionary