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Gold Prospecting Equipment Testing

April 20, 2017 1

Last week we set off to do some testing. I figured I’d start posting some of the details here. I will be updating this over the next few days as we get more pics. Here […]

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EDU / Learning

Incremental Processing in Mining

April 8, 2017 3

Understanding Incremental Processing / Exchange is a VITAL part of becoming a good gold miner and gold prospector.  It’s a bit more “advanced”, but an easy concept to understand once your MIND… understands what your […]

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New Sluice Mat Ready for Market

April 3, 2017 9

The new patent pending MotherLode Mat ™ is a unique mat that requires some understanding.  This mat was first designed for commercial ops to be installed at the end of sluice runs to help catch […]

Gem EDU / Learning

How Gems are Made and Formed

March 30, 2017 12

How are Gemstones Created? Making Crystals: The Basics Rock Candy Special thanks to the IGS for use of this article.  Please feel free to visit their website at: www.gemsociety.org by Donald Clark, CSM IMG To understand […]

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Gold Market News

Trump and Gold Prices

March 27, 2017 2

To SHARE this article click the Facebook icon above ▲ SUBSCRIBE – If you want to win stuff. It’s FREE We’ve said it over… and over… and over…. Good news is BAD for gold prices. […]

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Gold EDU / Learning

Catching Fine Placer Gold – Part 2

March 26, 2017 11

To SHARE this article click the Facebook icon above ▲ SUBSCRIBE – If you want to win stuff. It’s FREE In this second article we’ll talk about your sluice, catching fine gold, the importance of […]

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Fine Gold and Mesh Sizes – Part One

March 22, 2017 20

To SHARE this article click the Facebook icon above ▲ SUBSCRIBE – If you want to win stuff. It’s FREE This is PART ONE of a three part series on FINE GOLD. Part one: Will […]

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700 Carat Diamond Found

March 18, 2017 1

A pastor in Sierra Leone has found the largest uncut diamond  in more than four decades in this West African country and has turned it over to the government, saying he hopes it helps to […]

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Gold EDU / Learning

Placer Gold Purity and Weights

March 18, 2017 11

We get lots of questions about the purity of placer gold and how gold is weighed. Figured we post up some info.  Purity is ALWAYS debated and varies GREATLY not only on your region of […]

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Thank you Doc and the Gold Hog Crew!

April 10, 2017 4

I just received my Stream Sluice Bundle (that I won on 04-03-2017).  This is a prelim review of it: It was shipped better than any prospecting equipment I’ve ever gotten.  A whole bundle of brown […]

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The Beginning

March 29, 2017 4

On February 11th 2017 my wife and I started our first prospecting field trip with an outing at Gold N Gem Grubbin. We had purchased a Gold Hog Piglet but the pump wemordered hadn’t arrived […]

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Dredge Conversion

March 27, 2017 7

Hey Doc just wanted to show you a short video of our dredge we purchased a couple weeks ago. Before we took it out and ran we ordered some Gold Hog matting. Finished up installing it […]

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Great day for NH miners

March 21, 2017 7

Just to let everyone know that mines in NH. today hb591 ban on motorized mining was defeated with overwhelming testimony  in the public hearing today. we had a very good turn out of miners from all […]

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Gold Hog Highbanking In Northern Wisconsin

March 17, 2017 15

Northern Wisconsin is covered in glacial gold and we decided to get an early start this year. We went out highbanking on March 3rd and ran into a bunch of sub 100s. The mini did […]

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Suction Dredging & Impact On Our Waterways

March 7, 2017 12

DREDGING DEBATE  MINER RIGHTS and RIVER HEALTH This article is written to encourage a sensible discussion and form educated conclusions. I am in no way an expert on this subject and write through my own […]

Member - My Day / Trip in the Field

Prospecting with my friend

February 28, 2017 1

This is Kelly Doherty(on the right) and Lance Tupper, owners of Hungry Gnome and Sniffing Gnome prospecting and mining companies, having fun prospecting with my Gold Hog pan right below a vein of quartz with pyrite […]

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