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volunteer gold mining activity guide

“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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What do YOU want to know about the 177 oz. gold nugget found last week?

If you could ask anything about finding a 177 oz. gold nugget... What do you want to know? I have scored an interview with the mate of the Aussie metal detectorist that found the 177 ounce nugget last week outside of Ballarat...watch a short video of the find here. While the detectorist wants to remain anonymous, and with finding a nugget worth over $300,000 who wouldn't, his long-time mate Cordell is the front man with the scoop!! While Read more [...]
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Gold Prospecting & Mining In Ireland

  Just in time for Saint Paddy's Day!!  A few useful resources I researched to help you  fill that pot of gold when prospecting in Ireland!  In recent years gold mining and exploration in Ireland has been growing by leaps and bounds.   Ever since the days of the Celts, gold has been found and valued on the Green Isle! While the larger volumes probably entered Ireland through the commerce and battles of the Celts, gold is available for prospecting, explorations, and mining Read more [...]

Folks Who Have Helped Us Prospect Along The Way

Equipment We Use for Prospecting Kellyco Metal Detectors.  They have an awesome comparison tool to decide what metal detector is right for you.  About them: The Worlds Largest and Oldest Metal Detectors Super Store Since 1955 Simply put, KELLYCO has more metal detectors and more different types of metal detectors just waiting to be shipped to a waiting treasure hunter. Our shelves are stocked with metal detectors, books, maps, accessories, exactly what is needed to make your metal detecting Read more [...]
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DiY Rockin’ Gold Cradle How To Build A Rocker

Do It Yourself Rockin' Gold Cradle-How To Build A Rocker Pulling from different sources on the best way to process placer gold, we have started a new DiY prospecting & mining equipment project. Building a Gold Cradle or Rocker.... Here is the final product... Follow along here to see JC's Rockin' Gold Cradle as it comes together from scratch and runs its first "pay-dirt" (though sadly that will be a few more months until the creeks unfreeze & start running. Stage#1...Material Read more [...]