Links to other websites related to metal detecting for coins, jewelry, relics, and more. Also prospecting for gold and other valuable minerals. See the link trade list at bottom of the page. If you notice a broken link, want to add a site, or think one should be removed, send an email.
Forums, Blogs, etc.
- Alaska Gold Forum - Alaska oriented general prospecting and mining forum.
- Arizona Outback Forums - Prospecting for gold with metal detectors.
- Find's Treasure Forums - Diverse metal detecting forums with many sub-forums.
- Friendly Forums - All types of metal detecting subjects.
- Gold Detecting & Prospecting - Australian prospecting forums.
- Nuggethunting.com Forums - Prospecting for gold with metal detectors.
- Nuggetshooter Forums - Prospecting, metal detecting, meteorite hunting.
- Prospecting Australia - Metal detecting "down under"!
- Stout's Standards - Blog for long time detectorist and author Dick Stout.
- TreasureNet Forums - Huge list of sub-forums - metal detecting, prospecting, and more.
- Tom Dankowski Forum - Lots of posts on technical aspects of metal detecting.
- Dictionary of Mining, Mineral and Related Terms - Reading an old geologic report and don't know what that word means?
- Geotech - Technology for metal detecting.
- Land Matters - Fantastic land mapping website for anyone with an interest in property access issues. Free interactive maps, books, tutorials, and more.
- Metal Detecting World - In depth articles and tutorials on metal detecting.
- MDHTALK - Metal Detecting Hobby Talk - metal detecting resources.
- mindat.org - THE mineral and locality database.
- DetectorPro - Metal detectors and high quality headphones.
- Fisher Research Labs - The F75+, F19, Gold Bug Pro and other metal detectors.
- Garrett Metal Detectors - The ATX, AT Pro, AT Max and other metal detectors.
- Keene Engineering - Suction dredges, power sluices, sluice boxes, and more.
- Minelab - The X-Terra 705, Equinox, and GPX and GPZ series of prospecting detectors.
- Nokta/Makro Detectors - Featuring the Nokta Simplex+
- Proline Mining Equipment - Suction dredges, power sluices, sluice boxes, and more.
- Teknetics - The Teknetics T2+ and G2+ metal detectors.
- White's Electronics - Redirects to garrett.com since White's was sold to Garrett
- XP Metal Detectors - U.S. home of the XP DEUS.
- Gold Prospectors Magazine - Official magazine of the Gold Prospectors Association of America (GPAA).
- ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal - Formerly known as the California Mining Journal.
- 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.
- GPAA of Northern Nevada - Prospecting club based in Reno, NV.
- Metal Detecting Club List - Over 100 metal detecting clubs listed by state.
- 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.
- Reno Prospecting & Detecting Club - Metal detecting and prospecting club based in Reno, NV.
- 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.
- Sacramento Valley Detecting Buffs - metal detecting club based in the Central Valley of California.
- 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.
If you have a related site and would like a link here all you have to do is the same in return and link to this website. Send your link along with the location on your website where you have linked to us via email.
Visitors please note - a listing below does not constitute an endorsement of a website or business - we’ve merely traded links. Please let me know if any link listed below should not be included here. We will not trade links with totally unrelated websites.
- Alaska Mining & Diving Supply - Prospecting, metal detecting, ATVs, boats, snowmobiles, and more.
- Arizona Outback - Multi-brand detector dealer specializing in Minelab related products.
- Detectors Direct - Multi-brand metal detector dealer Down Under!
- Gerry's Detectors - Multi-line detector dealer specializing in customer care and training.
- GoldRushNuggets.com - Beautiful gold nuggets for sale from Alaska, California, Australia, Arizona and more.
- Gold Nugget Sales - Natural Gold Nuggets for sale. We specialize in rare gold nuggets and specimens.
- Kellyco - One of the world's largest metal detector dealers since 1955.
- Metal Detector Universe - various articles about metal detecting.
- Natural Gold Trader - Beautiful website with gorgeous gold for sale.
- Nevada Outback Gems - Gemstones for sale and lots of prospecting information.
- Nugget Shooter - Minelab metal detector and accessories dealer.
- Rob's Detector Sales - Minelab detectors and related product, based in Arizona.
- SmarterHobby.com - New hobby blog with a section devoted to metal detecting.
- Top10MetalDetectors.com - Vote for your favorite detector!
- Undercoil.com - Articles and reviews of all brands of metal detectors
Edited by Steve Herschbach