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  1. #1
    us
    Love Gold

    Oct 2012
    Oregon
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    Quartz

    Found this yesterday Click image for larger version. 

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    Has this in it Click image for larger version. 

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  2. #2
    us
    Sep 2017
    Southwest US
    BH Time Ranger
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    Prospecting, Treasure hunter, Metel detecting
    Get a diamond blade and and cut that section of rock out.

    Are those quartz crystals in the cavity?

    Would be a nice specimen.
    Last edited by Chiltepin; Oct 09, 2017 at 03:29 PM.
    Chile Colorado
    4-5lbs Choice Boneless Chuck Roast -(Trim Fat) Cut into 2 inch cubes
    6 Cloves of Garlic
    1 x 16 ounce can of Chile Colorado sauce (sold as Enchilada sauce)
    Salt
    Pepper

    Crock Pot- Cook on High 1 hour ( stir every 2 hours)
    Proceed on Low for 5 hours or until Fork Tender
    (Mix 3 - 4 tablespoons of Cornstarch with cold water)
    Add Cornstarch to Crock pot to thicken

    Sever with rice , with side of beans and tortillas
    Serves 6-10 (Freeze left overs in container(s) )

  3. #3
    us
    Love Gold

    Oct 2012
    Oregon
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Yes, that whole rock is quartz


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  4. #4
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    Love Gold

    Oct 2012
    Oregon
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    That's not the only spot with gold in it.


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  5. #5
    us
    Sep 2017
    Southwest US
    BH Time Ranger
    260
    282 times
    Prospecting, Treasure hunter, Metel detecting
    A small chunk of that rock as a specimen might be worth more
    than the gold in that small section of rock.

    Nice find!

    Ever been to the Tucson Gem and Mineral show?

    If that Quartz is full of wire gold it might have more cavities inside.
    Last edited by Chiltepin; Oct 09, 2017 at 03:56 PM.
    Chile Colorado
    4-5lbs Choice Boneless Chuck Roast -(Trim Fat) Cut into 2 inch cubes
    6 Cloves of Garlic
    1 x 16 ounce can of Chile Colorado sauce (sold as Enchilada sauce)
    Salt
    Pepper

    Crock Pot- Cook on High 1 hour ( stir every 2 hours)
    Proceed on Low for 5 hours or until Fork Tender
    (Mix 3 - 4 tablespoons of Cornstarch with cold water)
    Add Cornstarch to Crock pot to thicken

    Sever with rice , with side of beans and tortillas
    Serves 6-10 (Freeze left overs in container(s) )

  6. #6
    us
    Love Gold

    Oct 2012
    Oregon
    Whites Spectrum XLT, Garrett AT Gold
    97
    148 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Thanks
    I'm looking for where it came from.


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  7. #7
    us
    Love Gold

    Oct 2012
    Oregon
    Whites Spectrum XLT, Garrett AT Gold
    97
    148 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quote Originally Posted by Chiltepin View Post
    A small chunk of that rock as a specimen might be worth more
    than the gold in that small section of rock.

    Nice find!

    Ever been to the Tucson Gem and Mineral show?

    If that Quartz is full of wire gold it might have more cavities inside.
    I've never been, would love to go someday!
    I'm hoping it does have more wire inside it. We shall see.

  8. #8
    us
    Hardrock prospector

    May 2017
    Middle Oregon
    Whites, Fisher, Garrett, and Falcon.
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    Nice rock with gold in it. Maybe different metal detectors can tell you if there is more gold in the rock.

  9. #9
    us
    Aug 2004
    Olympia WA
    Minelab Xterra 70, Minelab SD 2200d, 2.5", 3", 4"and several Keene 5" production dredges, Knelson Centrifuge, Gold screw automatic panner
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    Smash it and pan it then go look for more
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  10. #10
    us
    Hardrock prospector

    May 2017
    Middle Oregon
    Whites, Fisher, Garrett, and Falcon.
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    Prospecting
    Any luck breaking up the rock quartz?

  11. #11
    us
    Love Gold

    Oct 2012
    Oregon
    Whites Spectrum XLT, Garrett AT Gold
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    148 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Not yet, been busy at work.


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  12. #12

    Oct 2014
    Hatch, New Mexico
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    Quote Originally Posted by OregonGold76 View Post
    Not yet, been busy at work.


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    Well then, I think you need to fake a stomach bug and get back home and crack that puppy open.

    I want to see whats inside.

  13. #13

    May 2012
    Kalamity Falls, Orygun
    Whites M6
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    Great find!! What County??

  14. #14
    us
    Hardrock prospector

    May 2017
    Middle Oregon
    Whites, Fisher, Garrett, and Falcon.
    783
    256 times
    Prospecting
    Quote Originally Posted by bobw53 View Post
    Well then, I think you need to fake a stomach bug and get back home and crack that puppy open.

    I want to see whats inside.
    Yes this is one "Puppy" people want to see cracked open. Maybe a smaller 4 inch coil will help to see where the values are inside after it is "Cracked up a little' no joke intended. However Oregongold76 may start laughing a little when the "Puppy is opened".
    May have to take a few days to recover.......LOL.

  15. #15
    us
    May 2014
    AZ
    Whippet Dry Washer, Lobo ST, numerous pans, rocker box, and home made fluid bed and stream sluices.
    1,453
    1973 times
    Prospecting
    Nice piece of float. Hope you are able to trace to it's origin.

    I don't think you said.......was it found with one of your detectors?
    Last edited by arizau; Oct 10, 2017 at 04:04 PM.
    If it can't be grown, it must be mined!

 

 
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