May 2nd – May 8th, 2022
Every Year the Chamber of Mines of Eastern BC offers a Basic Prospecting Course. Subjects covered are:
Strategic Minerals, Industrial Minerals & Mineral Economics
Geochemical & Geophysical Surveys
Prospecting Procedures & Mineral Titles
Local Geology and Placer Field Trips
LOCATION: Chamber Office/Museum – 215 Hall St., Nelson, BC
SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday evenings – 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Placer field trip 8:30 AM to 3:30PM
Hard rock/regional geology 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
COST: – $500.00 includes a textbook, a mineral ID tool kit, course certificate and other supplies.
INSTRUCTORS: The 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.
215 Hall Street, Nelson, BC or call (250)352-5242 or email