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Epic Prospecting Projects

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Epic Prospecting Trips

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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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Metal Detecting for Gold

Discuss metal detecting for gold, share experiences and gain advice.
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Hard Rock Gold Prospecting

Discuss hard rock prospecting for gold stored within lode deposits or veins.
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Small Scale Gold Mining

Discuss small scale gold mining including mining leases, regulations, equipment and methods.
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Prospecting Equipment

Discuss highbankers, trommels, river sluices, gold pans, classifiers and other associated tools.
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Do It Yourself (DIY) Projects

Share and discuss DIY prospecting tools and equipment projects.
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Prospecting Rules & Regulations

Discuss Australian prospecting and fossicking rules, regulations and permits.
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Gold Maps & Resources

Exchange and discuss gold maps and helpful resources.
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Gold localities & information

Discuss gold localities & information. State by State 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

Discuss stone tumbling, cutting, carving, faceting and jewellery making.
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Fossils

Share and discuss Australian found fossils and other prehistoric finds.
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Meteorites

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Gemstones, Minerals & Fossils

Discuss gemstones, minerals & fossils. State by State Information.
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Fluorescent Minerals

Discuss and share pictures of fluorescent minerals.
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Treasure Hunting

Treasure, Coin and Relic

Discuss metal detecting for treasure, coin and relic be it on land or in the water.
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Lost And Found Treasures

Discuss non detecting related finds.
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Member Finds

Share and discuss your treasure finds with fellow members.
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Finds Identification and Valuation

Post your finds for identification and appraisal.
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Cleaning Your Finds

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Historic Maps & Resources

Exchange and discuss historic maps and helpful 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

Discuss the Garrett range of metal detectors.
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Minelab

Discuss the Minelab range of metal detectors.
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Nokta/Makro

Discuss the Nokta and Makro metal detectors here.
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QED

Discuss the QED range of metal detectors.
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Tesoro

Discuss the Tesoro range of metal detectors.
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Whites

Discuss the Whites range of metal detectors.
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XP

Discuss the XP range of metal detectors.
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Other Brands

Questions and information about other metal detector brands.
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Detector Accessories

Discuss metal detector accessories, coils, batteries, headphones etc
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Outdoor & Recreation

Camping

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Campers, Vans & 4WD's

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Fishing & Boating

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Safety and Survival

Learn and discuss safety and how to survive in the wild.
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Clubs & Associations

Clubs & Groups

Prospecting, lapidary and detecting clubs & groups. 1 topic per club / group. ## Backlink appreciated ##
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Associations

Stay up to date with important information and announcements from respective Prospecting Associations.
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Classifieds

Classifieds - For Sale, Wanted, Trade

Sell, hire and swap used prospecting equipment, camping gear and precious metals.
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Closed Trades

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