March 2013 Articles


The Last Gold Foray
By Bobupnorth
Gold prospecting has been in my blood for more years than I can remember and, yes, I have found my share but I knew at some point the time would... [...]

A Halls Creek Gold Safari
By Mr Consistency
In an earlier article, I told how Mark and Ronda Hyde of Gold Prospecting Australia taught Wonder Woman and me to detect. ..... [...]

The French Connection on the Queensland Gemfields
By D.C.Dumont
My last trip to Australia in 2007 was to search for gold nuggets in Western Australia but having done five trips to the goldfields, I wanted to discover another part of Australia ,... [...]

Pennies, Dog Tags and Mud
by NSC
I often hunt on Sunday mornings with ‘Madmax’. I first met him at the metal detecting club I’d joined and we started going out on hunts together. We mainly hunt for modern ...[...]

Bits & Pieces


Mother of pearl The Mother of all Pearls
The largest and most expensive pearl ever found is known variously as the ‘Pearl of Lao Tzu’ or ‘The Pearl of Allah’ [...]