Basic Prospecting Course 2018


APRIL 23rd  –  APRIL 29th,  2018

Every Year the Chamber of Mines of Eastern BC offers a Basic Prospecting Course.

Subjects covered:

Mineral and rock identification

Ore deposits

Industrial minerals and mineral economies

Geochemical and geophysical surveys

Placer mining

Prospecting procedures and mineral titles

Structural geology

Local geology field trip

                                                                             LOCATION: The Chamber of Mines of Eastern British Columbia – 215 Hall St. Nelson, BC.

SCHEDULE:  – Monday through Friday evenings – 7:00PM – 10:00PM

– Saturday Field Trip – Placer – 8:30AM – 3:30PM

– Sunday Field Trip – Hard rock and local geology. – 8:30AM – 5:30PM

COST: $250.00 includes a textbook, a mineral ID kit and other supplies.

This course is taught by local experienced geologists and prospectors who volunteer their time to keep costs down and support ongoing activities of the Chamber.

To register, contact and submit the fee to Brad Gretchev at the Chamber office.  CASH or CHEQUE only please.

215 Hall St. or call 250-352-5242 for more information or email us at