Other Prospecting and Metal Detecting Websites
Links to other websites related to prospecting for gold and other valuable minerals.
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Forums, Blogs, etc.
- Alaska Gold Forum - General prospecting and mining forum.
- Arizona Outback Forums - Prospecting for gold with metal detectors.
- Find's Prospecting Forum - Prospecting with an emphasis on metal detecting.
- ICMJ Forum - Forum for the world famous ICMJ Prospecting & Mining Journal.
- Nuggethunting.com Forums - Prospecting for gold with metal detectors.
- Nuggetshooter Forums - Prospecting, metal detecting, meteorite hunting.
- Stout's Standards - Blog for long time detectorist and author Dick Stout.
- TreasureNet Gold Prospecting Forum - Panning, sluicing, dredging, metal detecting, and more.
- Tom Dankowski Forum - Lots of posts on technical aspects of metal detecting.
- Dictionary of Mining, Mineral and Related Terms - Don't know what that word means?
- Land Matters - Fantastic new land mapping website for anyone with an interest in property access issues. Free interactive maps, books, tutorials, and more.
- mindat.org - The mineral and locality database.
- ConsumerAffairs.com - Reviews of gold dealers for your protection.
- DetectorPro - Metal detectors and high quality headphones.
- Fisher Research Labs - The Gold Bug series of prospecting metal detectors.
- Garrett Metal Detectors - The ATX, AT Gold and other metal detectors.
- Keene Engineering - Suction dredges, power sluices, sluice boxes, and more.
- Makro Metal Detectors - Featuring the Makro Gold Racer.
- Minelab - The X-Terra 705, Eureka Gold, and GPX and GPZ series of prospecting detectors.
- Nokta Detectors - Featuring the Nokta FORS Gold+.
- Proline Mining Equipment - Suction dredges, power sluices, sluice boxes, and more.
- Teknetics - The Teknetics T2 and G2 prospecting metal detectors.
- Tesoro Electronics - Manufacturer of the Lobo SuperTRAQ.
- White's Electronics - The MXT, TDI, and Goldmaster series metal detectors.
- XP Metal Detectors - Home of the XP DEUS.
- Gold Prospector Magazine - Official magazine of the Gold Prospectors Association of America (GPAA).
- ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal - Formerly known as the California Mining Journal.
- Lost Treasure Magazine - Metal detecting and treasure hunting.
- Western & Eastern Treasures Magazine - Features an annual Gold & Silver issue.
Clubs & Organizations
- Gold Prospectors Association of America (GPAA) - The Gold Prospectors Association (GPAA) was founded in 1968 to preserve and promote the great heritage of the North American Prospector. The GPAA was also dedicated to providing a platform for the exchange of information, presenting an organized voice for recreational and professional prospectors and helping it's members find more gold.
- The New 49'ers - The purpose of The New 49'ers is to assist our members to find increased enjoyment and more profitable yields while helping to create more and more successful gold prospectors in our field. Each year we are proving that a large number of successful gold prospectors, associated together in a responsible way, have a chance to provide greater gold prospecting opportunities for all of us to enjoy.
- N.W. Montana Gold Prospectors - We are a non-profit organization for the person interested in the minerals of the earth - be it gold or garnets. Join us and learn to pan or run a dredge.
- RoadRunner Prospectors' Club - RRPC was founded in 1982 as a non-profit, volunteer-staffed, family orientated club dedicated to gold mining in the state of Arizona. Members enjoy access to hundreds of acres of gold producing claims located throughout the state and are free to keep all the gold they find.
- Prospector's Club of Southern California - The Prospector's Club of Southern Calif. holds title to several gold claims in California. The Club has also made agreements with other organizations to to allow their members and ours, to make mutual use of each other's gold claims. With these arrangements, our members have access to quite a large number of sites where they can get their share of the gold in our state.
- United Prospectors - A family-oriented small miner's corporation dedicated to the enjoyable, relaxing, and potentially profitable activities of rock hounding, metal detecting, gold prospecting and mineral hunting.
- WSPA - The Western States Prospecting Association is the first, solely Internet based prospecting association.
- Alaska Miners Association - The association works to promote the mining industry in Alaska. It advocates the development and use of Alaska's mineral resources to provide an economic base for the State.
- Nevada Mining Association - The association’s objective is to maintain a business and operating environment that will encourage the development and production of minerals in Nevada using safe and environmentally conscious methods.
- Northwest Mining Association - NWMA's purpose is to represent and inform members on, legislative, regulatory and technical issues, to support and advance the mineral resource and related industries, to provide for the dissemination of educational materials related to mining, and to foster and promote economic opportunity and environmentally responsible mining.