Gold, An Elusive Target - How To Reduce the OddsBy Kenneth H. Rohn
From page 60 of the April, 2000 issue of Lost Treasure
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As we in the metal detecting fraternity know, the most sought-after and elusive target is gold. When you come right down to it, why haven't more gold items been found? Considering the vast number of coins and jewelry that have been lost or unaccounted for, it's astounding that so few ever come to light. It is indeed one of the strangest phenomenons of our hobby.