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.

By submitting your story, you enter the Find of the Month competition where we give away a USD 250 voucher in Minelab products and assorted Minelab branded accessories to the winner.

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New Start.

SD Series

March 19, 2019 11:52am

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I am 74 years young. I have always had an interest in finding gold, I will never forget the words of a (now much despised) school teacher in around 1958 that all known alluvial gold had been found. As a child i  ...
Posted on March 19, 2019 11:52am | 0 Comments

Made it look easy!

GPX 5000

February 19, 2019 11:55am

This is a story of me and my very first nugget! It was mid-March 2016 and it was pure, beautiful, Arizona greatness. The sun had a warm glow as it was approaching the end of the day, the mighty Sahuaros were  ...
Posted on February 19, 2019 11:55am | 0 Comments

Gold Monster Kills It


February 19, 2019 11:34am

In Arizona on a brisk mid February day. Detecting a wash that has produced gold before, My dad and I decided to detect on a shallow area of bedrock. This proved to be a good decision. We both were packing  ...
Posted on February 19, 2019 11:34am | 0 Comments

La piedra mas grande encontrada con mi equipo Minelab GPZ 7000

GPZ 7000

January 18, 2019 10:28am

Despues de perseverar con mucho entusiasmo, logre un gran hallazgo, encontre una piedra de oro de mas de 600gr y otra de 50gr aproximadamente a una profundidad de casi 80cm. Gracias a la eficiencia de mi detector Minelab GPZ 7000, esto  ...
Posted on January 18, 2019 10:28am | 0 Comments

Back to Back Ancient Gold!!


December 06, 2018 10:47am

I was on day 7 of my recent 7-day trip to the UK. It was 10 o'clock in the morning. I was daydreaming while I was wandering around another big English farm field. Dreading the inevitable time that the trip would  ...
Posted on December 06, 2018 10:47am | 0 Comments

Battling the heat and flies

GPZ 7000

December 03, 2018 11:13am

Headed up to Meekatharra for a week, pushing 38 degree heat, heading to a 40e I had submitted when the camper wheel cracked in half on a dirt track also damaging the shocks, was not a good start. Finally got to  ...
Posted on December 03, 2018 11:13am | 0 Comments

Monster nugget!


November 17, 2018 03:45am

Found this 6.12 gram whopper nugget while checking my drywasher tailings. Had been classifying to 1/4” and pitched the waste rock to the side for later detection. Sure glad I did! Thanks Minelab! Jeff - Arizona, USA
Posted on November 17, 2018 03:45am | 0 Comments

Patch Gold!

GPX 5000

November 15, 2018 04:30am

In search of the allusive "patch", I finally stumbled into an area that had not ever been detected! After 4 trips to this area I have pulled out an ounce of the beautiful Arizona gold with the outstanding GPX 5000  ...
Posted on November 15, 2018 04:30am | 0 Comments

Big gold nugget found with the GPZ 7000

GPZ 7000

November 05, 2018 11:57am

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I was working an area in the Golden Triangle when I found a shallow and solitary 2.2g gram nugget. After spending the rest of day carefully detecting the area to no avail, I decided to give up on that location  ...
Posted on November 05, 2018 11:57am | 0 Comments

La Pepita de Oro que marco nuestro futuro


November 02, 2018 12:26pm

Soy santi y vivo en Buenos Aires mi hermano Jonatan se encontraba en Perú desempleado y con una familia que mantener yo tuve mi primer detector hace varios años un xterra 705 que compre con mucho esfuerzo siempre  ...
Posted on November 02, 2018 12:26pm | 0 Comments
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