Professional Equipment for Serious Detectorists!

Magazine

Prospecting & Detecting

Finding Gold with a VLF Detector—Part II

It is this ability to hear and respond to the faintest of audio signals that I believe separates the best nugget hunters from everyone else.

Online access required. Please .

Add a Comment

Additional articles that might interest you...

Dry Washer, Wet System or Metal Detector?


I love to dry wash old nugget patches found by detector operators, and I have found my fair share of gold dry washing those areas. I have also found a few nuggets using a detector on the bedrock exposed by dry washing the patches.

Nice Specimen Gold Recovered in Northern California


Each specimen is carefully examined to determine if it would be beneficial or not to use an acid treatment to reveal more of the gold.

Divide and Conquer—Detecting Old Placer Grounds with Friends


He no sooner had turned around and started moving when I hollered again that I had another nice one.

A Gold Mine on a Washington Beach?


Bela and Barbara Kovacs began prospecting for gold about seven years ago as a family orientated outdoors activity. A welder by trade and lured by the simple fact that beach sands can contain small bits of precious metals, Bela decided a few years ago to build a sand sucking contraption that can sift the shoreline for anything worth keeping.

Persistence Leads to Over a Pound of Gold


I have figured out over the years that the winning combination is hard work, persistence, knowledge, and a little luck. This leads me to describe one of my best finds ever, a “honey hole” of placer gold, if you will.

Prospecting for Diamonds in Kimberlite


Kimberlite is very difficult for geologists to find, let alone prospectors and rock hounds. This is because kimberlite is rarely exposed on the surface and few people know how to identify the rock.

Finding Streams of Gold


Without knowing or even thinking about it, I had put together a map that showed me a pattern of the ancient Sacramento River channel. I also had a distinct picture of where the ancient channels of several other creeks and rivers were running.

Subscription Required:
The Bawl Mill   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Ask the Experts   • Our Readers Say   • Gold Prospecting in Gatesville, Indiana   • Cliven Bundy vs. BLM   • Critical Metals: Zinc   • Legitimately Reducing Business Vehicle Costs   • Search Coils and Techniques   • Round Mountain, Nevada   • Melman on Gold & Silver   • Mining Stock Quotes and Mineral & Metal Prices   • Scouts New Mining in Society Badge

Free:
Legislative and Regulatory Update   • Gold Prospecting & Mining Summit Exceeds Expectations

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