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Top Ten Gold Prospecting Books

We have put together a top ten list based on our site activity from 1/1/02 to 6/30/02. There are two lists - one based on click-throughs and one based on purchases. Now you can know what others are buying and thinking about buying. These lists in no way reflect on the quality of these books. This site is for information purposes only. If you want more information or would like to purchase one of these books, click on its title below.

List Based on Clicks-Throughs

List Based on Purchases

1

Lake Superior Gold; An Amateur's Guide to Prospecting in the Lake Superior Region

1

Looking for Gold: The Modern Prospector's Handbook
Looking for Gold: The Modern Prospector's Handbook

2

Arizona Gold Placers and Placering
Arizona Gold Placers and Placering

2

Gold Prospectors Handbook
Gold Prospectors Handbook

3

You Can Find Gold: With a Metal Detector
You Can Find Gold: With a Metal Detector

3

Dry Washing for Gold
Dry Washing for Gold

4

Gold! Gold!: How and Where to Prospect for Gold
Gold! Gold!: How and Where to Prospect for Gold

4

Placer Gold Deposits of Arizona
Placer Gold Deposits of Arizona

5

Looking for Gold: The Modern Prospector's Handbook
Looking for Gold: The Modern Prospector's Handbook

5

Ancient River of Gold: How Gold Deposits Are Formed and Where They Can Be Found
Ancient River of Gold: How Gold Deposits Are Formed and Where They Can Be Found

6

Gold Mining in North Carolina: A Bicentennial History

6

Arizona Gold Placers and Placering
Arizona Gold Placers and Placering

7

Ancient River of Gold: How Gold Deposits Are Formed and Where They Can Be Found
Ancient River of Gold: How Gold Deposits Are Formed and Where They Can Be Found

7

Stake Your Claim! : How to Find Gold and Stake a Mining Claim
Stake Your Claim! : How to Find Gold and Stake a Mining Claim

8

Arizonas Little Known Gold Placers
Arizonas Little Known Gold Placers

8

Where to Find Gold in the Mother Lode
Where to Find Gold in the Mother Lode

9

How to Find Gold
How to Find Gold

9

Yours for the Taking: Getting More of Your Share of Desert Gold!
Yours for the Taking: Getting More of Your Share of Desert Gold!

10

Gold Panner's Manual: A Guide for the Complete Novice
Gold Panner's Manual: A Guide for the Complete Novice

10

Methods of Placer Mining
Methods of Placer Mining

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