Is it REAL gold or is it
something else? Check out the
REAL OR NOT page for
the answer. Still not sure? Give us a holler and
ask us a question. You can do that by commenting on
A Prospector's Blog page,
You can also get some of your
questions about how gold is formed in those rocks
you are detecting, too, on the
Gold Formations page
Like pictures of
BIG GOLD? Well, check out the slide show at
Love of Gold.
A vacation to
Colorado can be a wonderful experience for everyone.
The Mine and Mining Museum
Tour page has suggestions for many other things
that you can do while you are here exploring Colorado's
Last but probably
first, you might like to know
HOW to Find Gold.
Where to look, what to look for, and some of the most
unusual places that gold has been found
UPDATES coming this winter. WOW!
What a mess! I may be putting up a new template as
this one is getting glitchy. They all need
updating from time to time, what with browsers
updating and then not supporting old websites, along
with other issues. If I do, it will take some
time to rebuild. I'll keep you informed.
New information concerning
mechanized equipment can be found on the
Cache Creek page. under "New for 2012" If
you have read that page recently, reread it for the
The BLM is in the process of getting
this year's information out regarding the Arkansas
River and its' drainage. The new motorized
equipment forms are available, and the biggest news
concerns Cache Creek. Be advised that NO
MOTORIZED EQUIPMENT OR HIGHBANKING will be allowed
on Cache Creek. You will be restricted to
hand/casual use equipment. Thanks to all of
you out there who made this change possible.
You know who you are....the hot heads, the groups
who did their best to manipulate the rules, those
who just could not get along as well as the thefts,
fights, fires, and general 'mining town' rowdyness.
I have warned you for years about this action.
Thanks for listening. Keep it up and the BLM
will have no choice but to close the area to
everyone. Read about it on the blm site. You
will need to navigate to Colorado and follow the
instructions to the information on Cache Creek.
It is also posted on the blog, and on the Cache
Creek page here on the website.
Good Prospecting to All of You.
|Have you ever wanted to know more about
how to use a gold pan? Tips on how to use a gold pan
can be found on the
Gold Panning Tips
Trying to decide which gold pan is
right for you? Read our gold pan reviews
Gold is UP, Gold is DOWN.
Watch it on the
Charts and Regs page.
Get the low down on the
Prospector's Code of Ethics
general prospecting regulations, including dredging, on the
Setting up a Sluice box
can be a bit confusing.
Our page is devoted to how to do it, giving you an
explanation on the process as well as how sluice boxes work.
MXT page will give you some information on the machine as
well as some general detector use.
I have a twitter box at the
bottom of this page. Scroll down to see what
info may be there that hasn't (or won't) make it to