Author Archives: Terry Soloman

Gold Prospecting Basics – Getting Started

By Terry Soloman – The basics of gold prospecting have not changed since the ancient Greeks, Egyptians, and Persians dug gold from placer deposits in deserts, and panned it from mountain streams. The first rule of gold prospecting then – and now, is to seek gold where gold has been found before. The fastest […]

Saltwater Beach Detecting 101: Will One Detector Do It All?

The quest for the perfect metal detector to this point has been quixotic. Minelab, has come the closest to building a fully submersible beach machine that can discriminate out iron in wet sand and saltwater. The “Excalibur,” uses Broad Band Spectrum, or “BBS” technology, and retails for about $1,500.00. According to Minelab, their BBS operating […]