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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

Discuss fossicking for gemstones and minerals such as sapphires, rubys, emeralds, garnets and topaz.
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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, 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

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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

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Detector Accessories

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Clubs & Groups

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Associations

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Classifieds - For Sale, Wanted, Trade

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