Rock Crusher for Gold

As it is malleable, no crusher can crush gold but, all rock crushers can crush rock with gold minerals in it. Small gold prospectors are generally the ones looking for such crushers.

Here is my Top 5 List of Best Rock Crushers for Gold liberation and recovery:

#1 Model 911MPE JAC12H

mini rock crusher for gold

This is the smallest and most affordable motorized rock crusher on the market today. It will crush 1″ rock down to 20 mesh in a single pass at a rate of about 40 lbs/hr. You can process its finely crushed gold-rich rock into a pan for immediate recovery.


  • Low $1500 cost
  • Long-lasting
  • Low maintenance
  • Lightweight
  • Fine crushed product


  • The maximum rock feed size is 1″

#2 Model 911MPE JAC23H

small gold rock crusher

Our 2nd low-cost motor-driven crusher. Accepting rocks of up to 2″ x 3″ and pulverizing them down 20 mesh as well. In just one pass, this little monster also will process around 40 lbs/hr. Feed your crusher discharge directly into your gold pan or sluice box to recovery the fruit of your labor and keep prospecting.

This 2″ x 3″ is the best all-around gold prospector rock crusher.


  • Low $2000 cost/maintenance/lightweight
  • Finely crushed gold ore in a single pass
  • Accept larger rock size
  • Always in stock for immediate shipping


  • The maximum rock chip feed size is 2″

#3 Model 911MPE JAC26H

gold recovery crusher

This newly developed 2″ x 6″ crusher features the same fine crushing capabilities as the previous two models above with the added bonus of a higher production rate for over 100 lbs/hr in a single pass for a 20 mesh crush.


  • Low maintenance
  • Lightweight for the size
  • Fine crushed product
  • High production rate
  • Accepts 2″ x 6″ rock slabs


  • The maximum rock feed size is 2″
  • At $4000, it is for the more serious gold miner

#4 Model 911MPE JC100

deluxe rock crusher

The 911MPEJC100D is unique for its front door for easy cleaning. Its feed 12L hopper allows for 4″ rocks to be crushed down to 2mm at a rate of close to 100 lbs/hr which is collected in the bottom drawer.


  • Easy cleaning
  • Low maintenance
  • High 50:1 reduction ratio
  • Fine single-stage crushing


  • $14000 for serious prospectors or laboratories

#5 Model 911MPECroco57

portable rock crusher for gold

With a feed gap of 5″ x 7″, this gasoline-powered rock crusher will process >5″ gold, copper, and any mineral-bearing rocks.  Its massive 5.5HP motor will crush rocks to a 10 mesh dust faster than you can feed at around 200 lbs/hr.


  • High 60:1 reduction ratio
  • Fine 2mm crushed product
  • Power-packed
  • Accepts >5″ rocks


  • Its price of $30000 makes it a serious gold-miner-only crusher.

Each of these crushers will process gold ore and can be found in our rock crusher store.

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