Metal Detector Treasure Finds, Pictures and Stories

There are treasure hunters all over the world uncovering incredible finds with a metal detector. Whether you’re new to the hobby, or a seasoned pro, sharing the story behind each discovery is part of the fun and excitement. Check out these treasure finds and stories; some of which are from our very own customers!
What Will You Find?

GPX 5000 Finds Meteorite

I uncovered this beautifully preserved meteorite with my GPX 5000 in north-western Arizona. It weighs 115-grams and is classified as an L4 ordinary chondrite. Radiocarbon tests conducted at the University of Arizona date this meteorite at approximately 15,000 years old!

Thank you MINELAB for enabling me to find this treasure from space!

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