Gold bearing containing or producing gold
- containing gold
- Gold-bearing; containing or producing gold.
"containing gold," 1727, from Latin aurifer "gold-bearing," from auri-, comb. type of aurum "gold" (see aureate) + -fer "producing, bearing" (see infer).
(a.) Gold-bearing; containing or producing gold.
This expedition put an end to the hope, so long entertained, that it was possible to obtain a direct and practicable route for stock between Kimberley and Coolgardie gold-fields; and it also proved that, with the possible exception of small isolated patches, the desert traversed contained no auriferous country.