Stories

Nothing makes us happier than finding a rich gold deposit, a rare mineral, or any kind of treasure! 

And when we can’t find it ourselves, we love reading and sharing stories of great finds in history and in the modern age, and stories about life in the field.

20 Rivers with Gold Where You Can Go Panning in North America

20 Rivers With Gold Where You Can Go Panning in North America (With Maps)

There are rivers with gold all over the country. Here’s a list of 20 where you can go pan some for yourself – with maps and videos for proof!

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‘Scr*w the beach! We should come here from now on’: Man Mines Deck of Shawn Pomrenke’s Myrtle Irene, Finds BIG Gold

Bryan Wilder of American Gold Prospectors takes “mining the miners” to the next level by mining dirt from deck of Pomrenke’s Myrtle Irene.

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New Zealanders Metal Detect Monster 3.98 ozt Gold Nugget

‘I never thought I’d find anything like this in my lifetime’ – Two New Zealanders metal detect MONSTER 3.98 ozt gold nugget

Two friends from New Zealand find “the nugget of a lifetime” in a creek on their claim. “I really have no words to explain this,” one says,” but this is the biggest piece of gold we have ever found.”

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Klesh urban prospecting NYC Diamond District

‘That’s better than I’ve done pretty much anywhere else in the entire world, and I’ve been all over the place looking for gold’: Man finds 23 REAL diamonds and gold dust in NYC Diamond District sidewalks

The immigrants coming to Ellis Island once thought the streets of America were paved with gold. That’s true of one street: New York City’s Diamond District at the corner of 5th Ave and 47th St in Manhattan. Prospector Shane Klesh shows us just how rich the ground is there in a viral video.

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PioneerPauly snipes two gold nuggets worth $450 in river

‘I was just about to get out and I just found another one! And it’s bigger!’: Man snipes two gold nuggets worth $450 in local river

In a viral video with over 10 million views, PioneerPauly is seen sniping two beautiful gold nuggets worth $450 after record flooding in the Sooke River. We talked to PioneerPauly about his great find.

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Nome Gold Rush History

Claim Jumpers & Crooked Politicians – Nome Gold Rush History Pt 2

The Nome Gold Rush History, pt 2. A Corrupt Judge and Greedy Politicians try to steal the best claims in Nome, Alaska in the least known Nome conspiracy

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Nome Gold Rush History

The Beginning of the Nome Gold Rush (In Pictures)

The Nome Gold Rush lasted officially from 1898 until 1909. In the first part of this multiple part series we look at the beginning of the Nome Gold Rush.

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