Alberta Gold Equipment: Basic equipment to get you started as a gold prospector

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Alberta Gold Equipment: Basic equipment to get you started as a gold prospector

It is not surprising that many people nowadays have acquired an interest in gold. With its high value and growing popularity, gold prospecting and mining have attracted a large number of people with the notion that perhaps they too could go out and find gold. Although the activities done in prospecting are rewarding, you must know that this takes patience and dedication.

At Alberta Gold Equipment, you can purchase high-quality equipment at affordable prices. If you’re interested in gold prospecting, here are some of the items that we recommend before starting. 

Alberta Gold Equipment: Basic tools we offer

Gold pans, kits and classifiers

You will have no problem finding gold if you have these simple gold panning kits that we offer. To make your gold prospecting journey easier, we recommend investing in things like classifiers and snuffer bottles. The kits are also a good deal as you can get everything you need altogether.

  • Supersluice Gold Pan, 15’ – $8.46

Product description:

This product has a ‘90 degree riffled design’ ensuring rapid gold recovery in wet or dry conditions. All are lightweight, green and virtually durable that can be used for years to come. This is a requirement for every electronic prospector worldwide.

Technical details:

Manufacturer Garrett

Part Number GAR1650400

Item Weight two pounds

Product Dimensions 15.2 x 15.2 x 2.75 inches

  • SE GP5-KIT107 Prospecting Mining Panning Kit Classifier and 2 Gold Pans (7 PC.) – $23.18

Product description:

This kit holds the necessary tools you need for every gold panning and prospecting adventure. By using this product, you can quickly classify your findings with the sifting and dual-rifled pans it provides. SE is committed to giving prospectors the best equipment for finding gold.

Technical Details

Manufacturer Sona Enterprises

Part Number GP5-KIT107

Item Weight 1.9 pounds

Product Dimensions 4.25 x 14.49 x 14.49 inches

  • SE 5-Piece Set of Patented Stackable 13-¼” Sifting Pans – GP2-5 SET – $79.99

Product description:

Our patented stackable sifting pan set is already proven to provide the best results when panning for gold. This set has countless features and capabilities that cannot be matched by any other sifting set. Enhance your prospects with this product now!

Our 5-piece set includes the following:

• Mesh size: 0.500″ – Wire thickness: 1.40 mm

• Mesh size: 0.250″ – Wire thickness: 0.95 mm

• Mesh size: 0.125″ – Wire thickness: 0.60 mm

• Mesh size: 0.083″ – Wire thickness: 0.45 mm

• Mesh size: 0.050″ – Wire thickness: 0.35 mm

Technical details:

Manufacturer Sona Enterprises

Part Number GP2-5 SET

Item Weight 4.3 ounces

Product Dimensions 13.5 x 13.5 x 10.5 inches

Small tools

Using these small tools when prospecting for gold will make your panning activity a lot easier. These products that we offer can easily fit into a fanny pack and are convenient especially if you’re trying to clean out the bedrock cracks or recover tiny flour gold from the bottom of your pan.

  • Stansport 4 oz. Snuffer Bottle – $11.01

Product description:

The Stansport 4 oz. Snuffer Bottle is the perfect tool for your gold discovery kit. This bottle is intended to help you suck even the finest gold particles from the pan or sluice. It has a large capacity and has a transparent design so you can easily see what you have collected.

Technical details:

Manufacturer: Stansport (Outdoors)

Item model number: 600

Item Weight No information available

Product Dimensions : 10 x 4 x 2 inches; 0.81 Ounces

  • SE Green Prospector’s Scoop – GP3-SS22GN

Product description:

SE Green Prospector’s Scoop is a non-metallic scoop that makes it simple to find metal when scanning your metal detector over it. This product is a must-have to accompany your metal detector or your gold prospecting supplies. Moreover, the colour of the scoop makes spotting gold much easier.

Technical Details

Manufacturer Sona Enterprises

Part Number GP3-SS22GN

Item Weight 4.8 ounces

Product Dimensions 12.5 x 3.75 x 1.5 inches

  • 40X Illuminated Jeweler LED UV Lens Loupe Magnifier with Metal Construction and Optical Glass

Product description:

This ‘40X magnification Illuminated Jeweler Loupe’ is made from durable metal with optical glass. The eye loupe is excellent for rock collectors, coin collectors, jewellers, hobbyists, and makes a great gift for the kids. With this product, you can see objects clearly in the dark with this dual LED light source. The UV light also works as an alternative detector for things such as the paper currency, passports, Credit cards, and traveller’s checks etc.

Technical details

Manufacturer Kare & Kind

Item model number BJ65045

Item Weight 1.98 ounces

Product Dimensions 3.94 x 2.36 x 1.18 inches

Sluice boxes

Once you get used to gold prospecting, you may want to upgrade to something a little bigger. With sluice boxes, you can move way more material than with just a gold pan alone. Moreover, you can shovel directly into the head of the sluice while the flow of the river does most of the work for you.

  • Stansport Aluminum Sluice Box – $82.23

Product description: 

Our Aluminum Sluice Box is the perfect tool to power through huge amounts of gold-containing material in short periods. This sluice box is built with lightweight aluminium and is easy to transport due to its convenient carry handles.

Technical information:

Manufacturer Stansport (Outdoors)

Part Number 581-P

Item Weight No information available

Product Dimensions No information available

  • Royal Folding Backpack Sluice Box- $149.95

Product description: 

The Folding Backpack Sluice is ideal for hiking when mining into places. Sluice unfolds into a 50’ long, 9’ wide sluice and can be set up instantly.

Technical information:

Manufacturer Royal

Part Number No information available

Item Weight 7.8 Pounds

Product Dimensions 16.3 x 10.5 x 6.6 inches

  • Sluice Fox Modular Sluice Box System for Gold Panning Kits – $59.00

Product description:


A modular sluice box can meet the different demands surrounding each pocket of precious metal that is discovered. It has countless configurations and expandability to allow for full control of operation size, water flow, angle and pitch. Sluice Fox was designed to bring portability and ease of use to every prospector, backpacker, and enthusiast in search of a strong and expandable sluice box resolution.

Technical information:

Manufacturer Sluice Fox

Part Number No information available

Item Weight 2.45 lbs

Product Dimensions 31’ x 7.5’ x 2.5’ inches

Fine gold recovery equipment (for advanced gold prospectors)

This type of product is best suited for gold prospectors who are experienced. For those miners who want to separate gold from the sandbag instantly to save time, using fine gold recovery equipment will help speed up the process, but they do cost some more money. Before you buy anything, we suggest you read a bit more about the various options we offer.

  • Gold Cube 3 Stack Deluxe Gold Sluice and Accessories – Gold Mining Equipment – $433.49

Product description:

The Gold Cube can process tons of concentrates into mere ounces. With a 12-volt battery (not included), it can clean up your concentrates instantly! This product is small and consists of stacking trays made of indestructible plastic LDPE (low-density polyethene) that’s as thick as a cutting board. The slick plate on the Gold Cube has an accurately controlled water flow that is made to process huge amounts of 8 mesh and smaller material in a very short time.

Technical information:

Manufacturer Gold Cube LLC

Part Number No information available

Item Weight 27.3 pounds

Product Dimensions 19.4 x 17.2 x 13.2 inches

  • Gold Miner 1V_TGP-001 Spiral Panning Machine – $304.95

Product description:

The gold miner is designed with the most advanced spiral wheel on the market. The innovative, computer designed machine also increases your chance to recover gold by more than 30 per cent. You just need to connect your 12V DC power source or battery (not included) & you are ready to prospect!

Technical information:

Manufacturer Gold Miner

Part Number 1V_TGP-001

Item Weight 13.32 pounds

Product Dimensions 20 x 14.5 x 11.75 inches

Visit us now!

One of the great things about gold prospecting is that you can get started with very little investment! You don’t need the latest gadgets in the market to find gold. It is important to learn how to use basic tools first. If you’re interested in purchasing one of our products, feel free to browse our site for more information here at www.albertagoldequipment.ca!

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