Tag Archives: Metal Detecting

Gold Prospecting In Arkansas

Click to see Jason's Arkansas "gold" finds! See other Arkansas Gold Locations   Current Arkansas Gold Prospecting News:  on April 18, 2013, we got this from J. E.: Gold was found in Madison county and Washington county Arkansas just last month. It was fine gold mostly and 1 nugget that I seen. A friend of mine showed me the gold and spots he found it. as soon as I find a pan I'm going. J.E. came back after his prospecting trip and let us know that he did find some color, but he kept Read more [...]
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The Toughest Part of Prospecting? Deciding Where To Go!

By: J.C. Allen When I started prospecting just over two years ago, one of my first major purchases was a metal detector.  Since the closest "proven" gold in my neighborhood for prospecting is almost two hours away, I wanted to enjoy the prospecting adventure regardless of location or "gold" being searched for.  Metal detecting provides the very same challenges and great times with the kids, so I was hooked! Now that I have been fully focused on researching for likely metal detecting or other Read more [...]
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Arkansas Prospecting Delivers Value In Coins Instead of Gold

Saint Francis County Arkansas--March 2013 Finds prove you don't need to be gold prospecting to dig some valuable nuggets in The Natural State! By: J.C. Allen Jason G., a local metal detector enthusiast in Saint Francis County Arkansas sure got a huge surprise on a prospecting hunt this week.  After detecting other locations with some success, Jason had been working to find additional old home sites and other interesting places to use his metal detecting skills, but he was at loss. Until Read more [...]
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“Free” Prospecting Help Is Not Really Free

When you take on volunteer-help prospecting or gold mining, either by choice or just because your wife's brother is in town, be sure you make a fully informed decision.  Work will taper off as pay continues and the rate of pay will increase....until no work is done! Be sure to share this on your favorite social network, unless you are the volunteer, then immediately call me at 888-963-9375 extension 3.  The cost to remove this evidence is 1 or 2 troy ounces....depends on yer attitude 😉 Read more [...]
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So I just finished interviewing Cordell Kent of The Mining Exchange Gold Shop in Ballarat Victoria Australia...and I can't stop listening to it!!  A quick teaser from Cordell: mp3 Audio Snippet...(opens in new tab) So he walks in and says "Mate, I found a good one."  I said, "Good on ya! How big?" "5.4." I said, "Grams?"...he said, "No mate." I said, "Ounces?"...again he said, "No mate." I said, "KILOS?"...He said, "YEAH MATE!!" Join me here at e Gold Prospecting and Read more [...]