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***March Updates***


Some updates to the site recently....

The new Colorado Prospector club decals are here!! To order a club decal or two for your vehicles and friends, you can use the "buy now" button below, we just priced them to cover print and ship cost. Price including shipping if you'd like to order. One at $10 each, or 2 for $15.
Thank you for your support! (Decal pictured below, size is approx. 12" X 3")

Choose quantity (1 or 2)

Colorado Prospector Decal

Now all club members will receive a referral code, and when those use your referral code when signing up for the Colorado Prospector club you receive referral bucks. We are also running a contest for the members that refer the most new club members that use their code. For more details about the referral program and the prizes one can win during the contest click this link....
Club members referral program and contest

Recently added to the website is our Testimonials and Reviews page. There you will find links to comments from past and present Colorado Prospector club members and claim owners, reviews of the Colorado Prospector website itself and the Miners Market goods and lapidary services.

Don't forget that the CP club members meetings are held the first Sunday of every month in the CP Chatroom. Chat use is for ColoradoProspector club members only unless stated open to all for special events. You can find the password in the monthly club members newsletter.

CP club members discounts at various businesses along your travels have been added. This new benefit has been growing and can be a great value to all club members.

We have reduced prices on many fantastic items in the Miners Market. Great gift ideas! Looking for unique mineral specimens for sale, loose gem stones or stone guitar picks? Visit the Miners Market and support local miners/artisans!
Miners Market

More researched prospecting areas have been added totaling 20,000 plus acres. 6 areas were added, 3 of which are for level 2 FY level members, and all 6 of course for the lifetime level.
All CP club members researched areas include GPS coordinates, elevation data and reverification information.

Geo-Caches for the club members to find! These will be on going with additional caches stashed in the future. Check your club members protected forum section for more details. Not a club member? You can still read some of the details in the Geocache stashin' thread in the CP forums.

ColoradoProspector will be having seasonal drawings for the wonderful patrons of the CP business during that season.
Winter, spring, summer or fall, a little fun and a small thank you from us here at ColoradoProspector. For everyone making purchases from the CP Miners Market products or services, and club members who sign up or renew. To see the full details check the CP forums thread titled "Seasonal Drawings".

Looking for somewhere to pan and sluice?
ColoradoProspector club has listed free panning/sluicing areas for everyone to enjoy. You can find this info in the CP forums.

We have also added several interesting tidbits (Did you knows), and a mining claim lease for everyone to print off and use if needed in the Plans_And_Tips page. There are also new instructions for seasoning new gold pans. We hope you find these plans and tips useful.

ColoradoProspector.com now has several free demonstrational videos. Check out all the CP videos including turbidity while dredging, gold dredging in Colorado, Winter Dredging Colorado at 10,500 ft. as well as ThunderEgg Cutting 1, and ThunderEgg Cutting 2 and ThunderEgg Cutting 3. Lapidary demonstrations coming soon, so check back often to see what's been added to the videos offered.

We have added a "Gem & Mineral" section to the website, which will grow in time with many useful tid bits about different gems/minerals found in Colorado and uses for them today. Enjoy browsing this new section when you have the time and let us know if you have some cool tid bits to add in. To find the new section you may follow this link directly to the Colorado Gems & Minerals pages.

The CP forums have been updated to a fresh look with more secure settings. It has a lot of new features that are very user friendly, so stop in and check it out.

If you haven't joined the ColoradoProspector forum board yet, click below and register today. The Forum is very user friendly and a great place to discuss prospecting, meet folks, post pictures of your outings, or just read others postings. The CP forum board is free for everyone to use, but you must register as a member of the forum to post. So check it out today and register your favorite nickname. It's FREE!

The Laws, Regulations and Guidelines section of the forum have also been reconstructed so to speak and beefed up! You may now find many of the laws, regs, government studies etc you need to know about while prospecting and or mining.

CP club members receive access to the monthly newsletter we present in the forum as well as all past newletters. This section of the forum is password protected and is reserved for current members of the CP club's use only.

This beauty is still making history. Before its life in Gilpin Colorado, it helped with the building of the Panama Canal. In October 2005, it was moved to Nederland Colorado to the Nederland Mining Museum. This steam shovel is now the most famous one in the world, with its incredible history. It will be Nationally Landmarked, as it will become a National Monument in the United States. It is the single most important piece of placer mining equipment know to exist in the world today. The History Channel will be premiering it in their series Mega-Movers.
What a fantastic piece of equipment it is.

Bucyrus Steam Shovel

We have had the CP Web Cam running while we clean concentrates, slabbing rocks, create cabbachons, work on art projects, or just capturing this great state's scenery. Check the webcam to see what's up today. There is also a weather banner so you can see how unpredictable Colorado's weather can be.

You can view some of Colorado Prospector's past events at our
"Past Colorado Prospector Events" page.

Bucyrus Steam Shovel

Click here to view photos of the
Snowstorm Gold Dredge near Fairplay.

Reclamation Of A Trommel Ramp.

  • We worked on the project to reclaim the trommel ramp at Vic's Gold Panning. Alot of hard work involved but alot of fun, and the gold we found was an added plus.
  • Click here to view photos
    of the work during this reclamation project.

    The Nederland Mining Museum has a whole new look, so come see and bring the family.

    Nederland Mining Museum

    Click here to view more photos of the Museum

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