This book is the most comprehensive and up-to-date book on gold prospecting. Within its pages is everything you need to know to find gold today. Full of practical information and great illustrations, it is designed to be the one prospecting book you will never outgrow. Whether you are a beginner or have twenty years of prospecting experience, you will find a wealth of new information and tips in these pages. From equipment operations, to the geology of how gold deposits form, to the nature of coarse gold nuggets, this book takes a unique and different approach in teaching the trade skills of prospecting. It focuses primarily on the knowledge you need to find locations rich with recoverable gold. This is critical because in the final analysis, no matter how well you operate your dredge, metal detector or other prospecting equipment, unless you can find the places where gold is located, your equipment cannot help you recover it.