Gold Stories

Gold Stories

See fantastic Minelab finds from our users or share your very own Minelab Success Story. We'd love to hear what people are discovering with their Minelab Detectors.

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Incredible goldie day

GPX 5000

August 22, 2017 11:21am


I was just walking mountains and i come a cross with these babies.

bigsoldier - Turks & Caicos Is.

Posted on August 22, 2017 11:21am | 0 Comments

Snoopy nugget

GPZ 7000

July 12, 2017 11:36am

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While detecting in Western Australia in June, I was lucky enough to find a nice little 5.43 gram nugget which looked like Snoopy when he fights the Red Baron. I told my wife I was bringing a dog home called Snoopy,  ...
Posted on July 12, 2017 11:36am | 0 Comments

21 grm tasmanian nugget


June 20, 2017 08:20am

After asking permission, I went in to a spot and within a few minutes I had a strong signal with my GPX-4000 running the 11" mono elite from Coiltek. After digging I saw a nice piece of yellow roll down  ...
Posted on June 20, 2017 08:20am | 0 Comments

Memorial Day Weekend Nugget to Remember

GPZ 7000

June 02, 2017 12:55pm

I recovered this 2.4 penny weight (dwt) nugget while metal detecting in Nevada over the 2017 Memorial Day weekend using a Minelab GPZ 7000 (an incredible machine) at a depth of over 14 inches. Upon initial cleaning to remove dirt and caliche, I was  ...
Posted on June 02, 2017 12:55pm | 0 Comments

Kooka's Golden teddy

SDC 2300

May 09, 2017 10:16am

The story of a lucky bloke and a happy wife, starts off as most hobbyists do on a weekend, plenty of trash, bullets, wire ect. However this particular weekend was far from the ordinary. Many  times I’ve  ...
Posted on May 09, 2017 10:16am | 0 Comments

SDC 2300 - Great for Finding Gold Nuggets

SDC 2300

May 09, 2017 08:32am

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I am a geologist. I travelled a lot exploration and mining area in Myanmar. I travelled to Bamauk gold project for exploration services. When I travel there, I bring SDC 2300. It is can be detects gold nugget. I was told  ...
Posted on May 09, 2017 08:32am | 0 Comments

GPZ 19 and new technology

GPZ 7000

March 24, 2017 01:57am

I have enjoyed success with every pulse induction Minelab gold detector since the SD 2000. When the GPZ 7000 came along, I had to have one. I know when I go over ground I will find nuggets I have missed. I have  ...
Posted on March 24, 2017 01:57am | 0 Comments

Not a Lazy man

Eureka Gold

March 16, 2017 02:55am

I looked outside the window and the weather was fine. Beside me I have two bags which are already packed, and ready to go because the day is the day , we got ready to go to a gold mine called  ...
Posted on March 16, 2017 02:55am | 0 Comments

Last 2 minutes of the hunt...

GPX 5000

February 28, 2017 01:30am

Started off as a regular day, as my father and I were trying a new spot we've never been before. We pass a hole that someone had obviously worked very hard on. Dug about 3 feet (~1 meter) to bedrock, and  ...
Posted on February 28, 2017 01:30am | 0 Comments

Right Tool / Right spot

GPZ 7000

February 25, 2017 09:18am

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To maximise the hours of detecting I can get in, I sometimes arrive at a favorite spot of mine in the early evening, detect by torchlight till the 1am or so for a six hour stint, recharge the battery overnight  ...
Posted on February 25, 2017 09:18am | 0 Comments
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