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Tips for Detecting Nugget Patches


Certainly many other successful nugget hunters have mentioned these methods; hopefully I can add to or clarify these methods.

Just Another Ordinary Weekend


There was no evidence that anyone else had ever worked this gully with the exception of some old sample piles near the foot of the ravine.

Getting A Successful Start in Metal Detecting for Gold


Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
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Thinking Outside The Creek


Imagine for a minute the year is 1850. You’ve read and heard that gold was discovered in California and the creeks are so rich you can just scoop it up with your hands.

Ask the Experts


• Drones for the independent prospector

Metal Detector Testing Methods


It will not be any easier than on your table at home, and so testing a very small test target like the ballpoint pen can tell you immediately if a detector is suitable for looking for tiny gold nuggets.
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Prospecting for Surface Flood Gold Placers on Low and Intermediate Gradient Streams


Sample panning is a very important method used to find the richest parts of a flood gold deposit before setting up equipment and running material.

Introduction to Meteorites


The distribution of meteorites across the planet was, at one time, thought to be random and unpredictable.

Return to Chicken, Alaska


I figured it would be quite conservative of me to shoot for about four ounces of gold instead of the twelve ounces I had found in 2013.
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The Pothole Patch


"Suh-wheet!" I exclaimed as I sprang to my feet and quickly pumped my detector coil high overhead to alert Smokey that I had just found a nugget.

Diamond Prospecting in Indiana


My first personal experience with placer diamonds was on a gold prospecting trip in Indiana about 8 years ago, when a fellow prospector was cleaning his gold concentrates.

Get The Lead Out!


If you do the math, it equates to about $1,500 of heavy metal value per three-hour dive. This is good wages, and you are doing a service to the environment by removing this toxic metal.
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Small-Scale Processing of Hard Rock Ores


Depending on the ore and if significant sulfides are present, a hard rock miner may be able to get away with simply using a flux to digest the other minerals that may be present.

Hundreds Rally in Support of PLP Octoberfest Fundraiser


...more folks rolled in on Saturday morning and many were eager to venture out onto the Sleepy Bear property—all 415 acres—and try their luck at finding some gold.

Finding Gold in Tailing Piles


Old mine workings and tailing piles can represent opportunities on many levels, from the chance to simply find a nugget on up to the commercial reworking of the old tailings for profit.
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Uncovering the Find of a Lifetime


• The 75-ounce Butte County nugget is the largest found in California since the 156-ounce Mojave nugget in the 1970s...

California State and US National Panning Championships


Over 200 panners competed in this two-day event to decide who was the best of the best.

A Golden Summer


His take of gold was pretty close to what mine was—about a quarter of an ounce. We had just gleaned about half an ounce of gold in just twenty minutes.
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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.

Geobotany: Plants Associated With Mineral Deposits


Science has shown, over the past few centuries, that there is a direct correlation between certain plants and their geophysical surroundings.

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