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Lost, Found & Stolen Equipment

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Gold Prospecting

Alluvial Gold Prospecting

Discuss alluvial gold prospecting in rivers and streams such as crevicing, panning, sluicing and high-banking.
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Hard Rock Gold Prospecting

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Small Scale Gold Mining

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Prospecting Equipment

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Prospecting Rules & Regulations

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Gold Maps & Resources

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Gold localities & information

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Gemstones, Minerals & Fossils

Gemstones and Minerals

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Lapidary

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Fossils

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Meteorites

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Gemstones, Minerals & Fossils

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Fluorescent Minerals

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Treasure Hunting

Treasure, Coin and Relic

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Lost And Found Treasures

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Member Finds

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Finds Identification and Valuation

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Cleaning Your Finds

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Historic Maps & Resources

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Metal Detectors

General Metal Detector Discussion

For all general (non brand specific) metal detector questions.
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Garrett

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Minelab

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Nokta/Makro

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QED

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Tesoro

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Other Brands

Questions and information about other metal detector brands.
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Detector Accessories

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Outdoor & Recreation

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Campers, Vans & 4WD's

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Safety and Survival

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Clubs & Associations

Clubs & Groups

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Associations

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Classifieds

Classifieds - For Sale, Wanted, Trade

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