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Mad Mining

Mad Mining is dedicated to maintaining a no frills approach to building prospecting equipment. Our equipment has one purpose, maximum gold recovery. Whether custom built for your specific need or right out of the store, Mad Mining gold prospecting equipment is designed with the highest quality material and made proudly in the U.S.A.

Whites Electronics

SINCE 1950, Your adventures have driven us to build the best metal detectors on the planet. 

Garrett Metal Detectors

Garrett's mission is to continue the tradition of building great sport and security detectors

 for many generations to come.

Gold Hog

High-Tech Mining & Prospecting Equipment trusted by over 10,000 miners worldwide


Since 1923, the Estwing family and its employees have taken pride in designing and manufacturing the world's most durable, comfortable and attractive striking and struck tools. All claw hammers, axes, specialty tools and pry bars are manufactured to the highest possible standards and offer a true value to both tradesmen and craftsmen alike. 

Action Mining

Based in Sandy Oregon, AMS has served the international mining industry offering the Wave Tables for lab testing, final gold room cleanup, and production plants.

Adventures in Prospecting

Providing mining supplies and equipment.

Prospecting Channel

Providing quality programs and information relating to the subject of prospecting, rock hounding, and treasure hunting .


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A 501C (3) Non-Profit Educational Corporation.

Dedicated to the advancement of education in placer gold prospecting and mining.