Member - My Day / Trip in the Field

Prospecting with my friend

February 28, 2017 Tuppster 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 […]

Member - My Day / Trip in the Field


February 26, 2017 HungryGnome 3

Getting Barney and Betty ready for another season! Betty is a 4″x8″ jaw crusher with Briggs & Stratton power and an electric starter. Barney is just an old cement mixer, obviously. Add 50# of mixed […]

Member - Gold and Gems Articles


February 24, 2017 ColoradoMike 3

Cripple Creek and Victor Gold Mine The CC&V Gold Mine is a massive open pit, heap leach operation owned by the Newmont Mining Corporation. The mine is located above Victor, Colorado and was historically called […]

history of money
Today's News & Picks

The Origins of Money

February 24, 2017 GOLDHOG - Admin 1

A small look at the history of “money”. Money is any item or verifiable record that is generally accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a particular country or socio-economic […]

Gold EDU / Learning

Calculating Sluice GPH

February 20, 2017 GOLDHOG - Admin 11

Thanks to member Chris (Centex3kgt) for this VERY helpful chart. Click to enlarge. Calculating sluice gph or gallons per minute.

Member - My Day / Trip in the Field

Libby Creek Montana

February 20, 2017 Mike Lewis 27

Good evening, my name is Mike Lewis. My wife and I are prospectors from Sandpoint, ID. We don’t have much gold in this area due to a massive ice dam that melted and washed all […]