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Metal Detecting UK Home > Lost Gold & Silver Mines, Caves & Tunnels

Lost Mines, Caves and Tunnels

There are so many tales of lost gold mines, lost caves and tunnels containing vast treasures from around the world that we will never hear about all of them, but the ones we do learn anything about we will list here.

Lost Caves and Tunnels in the UK

Plate I from Joseph Beldam's book The Origins and Use of the Royston Cave, 1884 The Royston Cave - A lost cave rediscovered, when first uncovered the people of Royston set about excavating the cave believing that a treasure was hidden within.

International Lost Mines, Caves and Tunnels

 

Australia

Lasseter's Reef Gold Deposit, reportedly somewhere near the Northern Territory/Western Australian border

Canada

Ed Mullard's Lost Tunnel of Leechtown, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Rumours of a lost Spanish Monastery, Gold bars, an ancient Spanish bronze cannon in a swamp miles from sea, does the lost cave still exist? Ed Mullard's Lost Tunnel of Leechtown, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Rumours of a lost Spanish Monastery, Gold bars, an ancient Spanish bronze cannon in a swamp miles from sea, does the lost cave still exist?
The Lost Lemon Gold Mine, Alberta, Canada (somewhere near Coleman), Alberta is better known for oil production than for gold mines, that could all change if someone manages to relocate the lost lemon mine.

United States of America

The Lost Dutchman Gold Mine, probably the most famous lost mine in the world. With gold prices at record highs, whoever can separate the fact from the fiction and unravel the story of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine will be rich beyond their wildest dreams.
The Gold and Treasure of Victorio Peak The Gold and Treasure of Victorio Peak
 

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Other Famous Lost Treasures

  The Treasure of Loch Arkaig

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