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Gold Prospecting

Steve Herschbach

This section focuses on gold prospecting for individuals and small time operators. Equipment used may include metal detectors, suction dredges, gold pans, and sluice boxes. You will find articles here to help you for both beginners and pros. There is location information,  equipment reviews, and more.


DetectorProspector Forums - Forums on metal detecting for gold, gold panning, rocks & minerals, gold dredging, geology, plus coin, relic, jewelry, and meteorite detecting.

Gold Prospecting & Metal Detecting Guides - Basic information to get you started.

Steve's Guide to Gold Nugget Detectors - updated now for over 15 years, Steve gives honest opinions regarding various metal detectors past and present.

Steve's Reviews - Equipment reviews, much more in depth than the previous summary.

Recreational Mining Sites, Parks, Museums, etc. - Locations available to the public to look for gold and other rocks & minerals.

State Specific Information - General gold locations, geology, and history.

Steve's Mining Journal - Real life gold prospecting and metal detecting stories spanning over 40 years.

Mining Claims For Sale in Alaska - Mining claims and leases in Alaska that are being offered for sale.

Gold Prospecting & Metal Detecting Library - Online books and other reference material about gold prospecting and metal detecting.

Links To Other Websites - Links to other websites and forums with relevant information.

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Edited by Steve Herschbach

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