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Steve Herschbach

Steve Herschbach

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Steve has been an avid prospector and detectorist since 1972. He retired from owning one of the largest prospecting and metal detecting stores in the country and is now a full time prospector, writer, and metal detecting consultant. He welcomes questions and comments via email.
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Selectable Frequency vs Multi Frequency Detectors

The Challenge of Winter Dredging

Australian Gold Adventure

Detectors: Past, Present and Future

Northwestern Alaska Mineral Resources

Detector Prospecting Accessories

VLF Detector Operating Modes

Detecting Nuggets—Overcoming New Challenges

Moore Creek, Alaska—Then and Now

Metal Detector Testing Methods

Return to Chicken, Alaska

Finding Gold in Tailing Piles

The Pedro Gold Dredge

Finding Gold with a VLF Detector—Part III

Finding Gold with a VLF Detector—Part II

Finding Gold with a VLF Detector—Part I

Gold of the Iditarod Mining District, Alaska

Copper Deposits of Alaska

Gold Placers of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska

The Subsurface Suction Dredge

It's Hard to Find Gold!

Fortymile, Alaska Prospecting Adventure

An Alaskan in the Lower 48

Which Nugget Detector Should I Get?


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