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99 gram nugget

GPX 5000

July 23, 2013 09:45am
Metal detectorist finds gold nugget

Winner of Find of the Month - July, 2013

I have been detecting with Minelab for the last 2 years and have been very lucky. Today I found a 99 gram nugget and then another 21 grams through the rest of the day.

I am very blessed to be using Minelab. I wish all Zimbabweans could have the same Minelab so they can be as lucky as me.

H Sithole - Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe

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Posted on July 23, 2013 09:45am | 0 Comments

Success in the Kalahari

GPX 5000

January 17, 2013 09:45am
Metal detecting finds - gold nuggets

I bought my first detector, a GPX 5000 in September 2012 and haven't had the chance to use it as I am always busy with my full time job.

In December, I got it out from the cupboard and took it along to our rural area in the Kalahari desert over the weekend to give it a try. I went out to the ground on Friday afternoon and didn't have much luck for the day.

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Posted on January 17, 2013 09:45am | 2 Comments

My biggest nugget

GPX 5000

January 16, 2013 11:35am
Metal detecting finds - gold nugget

I was told by my friends to buy the Minelab GPX 5000 machine and I am so happy that I bought my Minelab GPX 5000.

I have been looking for gold in the fields for many years and have never been lucky to find such a large nugget.

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Posted on January 16, 2013 11:35am | 3 Comments

Gold found in Burkina Faso

X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack

December 20, 2012 10:15am
Metal detecting finds - gold nugget

Winner of Find of the Month - December 2012

Minelab came to the area that we have many small miners looking for gold using panning with wind. Minelab wanted to show the miners how the metal detector works. After showing them how it works, I took the X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack to use in the area they have been working in now for over 3 weeks and have not found that much gold. We know that the gold is there as others have found gold nearby.

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Posted on December 20, 2012 10:15am | 7 Comments

Large Gold nugget found in Sudan

Sudan

October 18, 2012 10:00am
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I was the one who found the biggest one (nugget)... Even after we shared it among 4 of us, it was enough to change all our lives.

For information on Minelab gold detectors click here.

For ‘where to buy’ Minelab product click here

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Posted on October 18, 2012 10:00am | 0 Comments

All You Need is Patience

GPX 5000

April 28, 2012 11:10am

Wow what a GREAT DISCOVERY, one day when I was detecting in Mberengwa area with a GPX 5000 with my team we discover a huge sum of gold deposit which I don't fill I should disclose its weight. What it only needs is patience one day you may found yourself rich.

Tawanda Zhou - Zimbabwe

Posted on April 28, 2012 11:10am | 1 Comment

276 Grams in 1 Week

GPX 5000

March 20, 2012 03:45pm
metal detector find - 276 grams gold - africa

My name is Mamady Kamara. I found 276 grams in 1 week with my new GPX 5000. I used to own Minelab X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack. With profit made from gold finds with that machine I was able to purchase the GPX 5000. See picture of me with 276 grams of gold!

Mamady Kamara - Guinea, Africa

Posted on March 20, 2012 03:45pm | 0 Comments

Changing Lives

GPX 5000

April 21, 2011 11:26am
Metal Detector Finds - Purified Gold

I would like thanks Minelab for the best products, I’m South Sudanese by nationality. Living in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso as a refugee, GPX 5000 and GPX-4500 are the wonderful and best metal detectors I came across. I received a lot of phone calls and inquiries by my friends concerning the metal detector, some friends bought GPX-4500 7 in South Sudan, 3 in Chad, 2 here in Burkina Faso, 2 in Niger and still many of friends always asked me how good the detector is and they are planning to buy more.

One friend bought and asked me that his father buried some gold...

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Posted on April 21, 2011 11:26am | 0 Comments

Nugget Hunting in Southern Africa

GPX-4500

August 07, 2009 11:00am
Metal Detector Finds - Gold Nugget

This 1 118 gram gold nugget was found 30cms deep in red iron stone rubble. The nugget is impregnated with very small quartz fragments as can be seen in the photo. The edges of the nugget are rounded off and smooth. It was nestling next to a large granite boulder in relatively flat ground with no hills in the close vicinity. The area has produced one other large nugget and many smaller ones ranging from 450g down to 3g.

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Posted on August 07, 2009 11:00am | 0 Comments

GPX-4500 is the Best of All

GPX-4500

August 02, 2009 10:00am
Metal Detector Finds - Gold Nugget

GPX-4500 is the best of all. This gorgeous piece of gold, 263 grams was found at 80cm deep with 18" Mono Commander coil. I was the only one with GPX-4500 among many other prospectors with various detectors. 6 prospectors claimed that they passed on the exact same spot where I found this nugget but none of them heard that faint signal. Previously the area produced dozens of nuggets and many where of similar size but not at this depth. Minelab, I'd like to thank you very very much for this wonderful detector. Now I'm more convinced that there are many nuggets lying deep beneath awaiting to be found.

Batbayar - Mongolia

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Posted on August 02, 2009 10:00am | 1 Comment

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