Yes, there is still gold in "them thar hills"--and gems and cool minerals to be found, too!
With one of these valuable guide books, you'll learn the secrets of gold prospecting from the veterans, including how to find gold deposits, techniques of gold panning / separation and much more. You'll learn how to find and identify gems and mineral specimens with an informative book or field guide, including regional guides to rockhounding across the United States.
These prospecting books are a great gift choice for the rockhound or gold prospector on your list.
You can also learn more about prospecting in our "Learn and Explore!" Rocks, Minerals and Prospecting pages.