Professional Equipment for Serious Detectorists!

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Coprolite—A Prospector's Tale

Gold nuggets come in all forms, but I never expected that dinosaur nuggets would too, and at a decent price.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Sierra County Gold—Part I


...this county contained some of the richest placer ground found in all of California and still produces some pretty impressive finds to this day.

The Sunbaker


My hunch was that the gold is coming down the apron, falling off to both sides and into both gulches. I say that because the gold we found previously has the same characteristics and color across the entire area.

Good Assays and Bad


The high prices for gold and silver are exciting and certainly have revolutionized the prospecting and mining scene. New interest in gold and silver mining is springing up from every corner, from individual prospectors armed with gold pans to exploration and mining companies working to set up multimillion dollar commercial operations producing hundreds of thousands of ounces per year. The idea of getting riches from rocks is one that motivates a lot of folks all over the globe. It’s an exciting time, but this excitement brings out another side...

More on Detecting Pocket Gold


What I hope to do here is to give you some information that will help you, the reader, pick out locations that will be better for you to detect and give you a possibility of finding gold.

The Hunt for Remote Canyon Gold


A large, 8-pennyweight piece popped out of a very small crevice where the water had been extremely swift in the winter, leaving no visible gravel.

Pot Hole Gold


It was early in the 2008 season on the Mokelumne River near Pine Grove, California. Considering the potential for high water through the month of June, my wife Fran and I set our sights on investigating some of the pot holes in...

Eolian Placer Gold


I would first like to mention that I am not a geologist. I have, however, spent the last 8 years intently searching for gold nuggets with a metal detector. I have found gold in numerous locations, and in several different types of gold deposits.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Our Readers Say   • The Perfect Summer   • Eolian Gold Deposits   • Copper Deposits of Alaska   • Divide and Conquer—Detecting Old Placer Grounds with Friends   • Reserves and Resources Explained   • Critical Metals: Lithium   • Comstock Mining Gets Approval   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices

Free:
SB 838 and the Future of Mining in Oregon   • New Mining Regulations in Maine

Advertisements

Garrett Electronics - trusted by real miners & prospectors!
Precious Metals Recovery plants and equipment
Fighting to keep public lands open to the public
Specializing in the processing of precious metal ores!
Watch prospecting shows on your computer right now
Free Online Sample Issue