Professional Equipment for Serious Detectorists!

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Detecting: Small Creek Yields Good Gold

Most of our gold recoveries have been in the cracks of the bedrock. Hot rocks in the form of dikes cross the creek at various locations, causing us to skip those areas.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

The Rest of the Story—Detecting With Ray Mills


Ray followed up by detecting the same area and I was happy to see that he did not find any good targets in the same line. So far so good.

Rediscovering Placerville, California Part II


To get to the gold, the miners had to remove the shale pieces and stack them on the sides while sluicing the remaining material through their boxes.

Placer Channel Sampling


Sampling gold placers can be rewarding, but remember to treat the samples so you are not high grading or low grading your results. Learn the rules and apply them so your samples are accurate.

My Lucky Thirteen Nuggets


Even with my favorite top-of-the-line gold detector there were several false digs. Many of the hot rocks gave a solid signal that was too much like a nugget to ignore. After trying several tests I just dug everything because it is better to be safe than leave a big, deep nugget for a more diligent gold hunter.

Man Who Died In Yellowstone In 2017 Was Looking For Hidden Treasure


It’s been seven years since Forrest Fenn announced the existence of the buried treasure, said to be worth nearly $2 million. It has prompted thousands to comb areas of New Mexico, Yellowstone National Park and elsewhere.

The Winning Hand


The operation and techniques employed are highly successful in producing free gold with minimal work involved while maintaining an environment protection process through the use of recycled water and a settling pond.

Gold Placers in Italy


Gold is a fairly widespread mineral in the Italian Alps and in the Northern Apennines. It is found both in primary mineralization and in past and recent floods.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Our Readers Say   • Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Ask The Experts: Is this BLM demand legitimate?   • The Challenge of Winter Dredging   • What Have You Got to Lose?   • MMAC Update   • How to Upgrade Your Pocket Plunger   • Glaciers and Placer Gold Deposits   • What's In A Name?   • Oregon Miners Still Fighting   • Greenhorn Finds Gold in Colorado   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices   • Melman on Gold & Silver

Free:

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