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    the boss

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    Decent find at work today.

    I have the concrete contract on a new Arbyís coming to town. They had hauled in some black dirt and graded a green area a while back. I found this 3 inch piece on the surface this morning. Itís bijuo hills quartzite, That comes from about 150 miles west of here. The flaking while hard to see is parallel. I Wish it were all there.
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    Good eyes, good eyes!

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    Where did that black dirt come from? Can't be to far away!

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    Oct 2010
    Georgia
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    Yowzers, that would've been a killer, whatever it may have been. Any guess on type?

    Quote Originally Posted by justonemore View Post
    Where did that black dirt come from? Can't be too far away!
    Yeah, it may be worth finding out where they hauled that load from.

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    Apr 2013
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    Nice save, might be some more golden items in that black dirt.
    If you want to live life on your terms, you need to learn to crash and burn.

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    Rook

    Nov 2013
    Mississippi
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    It's hard to beat those finds especially at work.Congrats
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    Quote Originally Posted by quito View Post
    I have the concrete contract on a new Arby’s coming to town. They had hauled in some black dirt and graded a green area a while back. I found this 3 inch piece on the surface this morning. It’s bijuo hills quartzite, That comes from about 150 miles west of here. The flaking while hard to see is parallel. I Wish it were all there.
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    Nice one Quito!

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    Nice!

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    Oct 2008
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    Nice find, considering how hard that material is to flake it’s pretty well made.

    We don’t find many artifacts made of it in my region mainly because better materials were available. However when we do find an artifact made of it it’s generally in the form of a knife or a piece made into an expedient cutting tool.

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    May 2014
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    Nice find , that definitely will make a work day better
    I would rather see an authentic broken scraper posted than a G-10 Artifake!

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    Aug 2005
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    I love looking on the sites I work on. Found a lot over the years. Nice one there!

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    the boss

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    Quote Originally Posted by newnan man View Post
    I love looking on the sites I work on. Found a lot over the years. Nice one there!
    Yes sir, it’s where I find my first artifact.

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    I love finding artifacts at work while getting paid. That's a good find. Could be more in that dirt.

    I used to to find a lot of pieces and new sites back when I installed satellite systems in the late 80's. We went to the middle of nowhere most times because they couldn't get cable. Picked up some nice pieces in those years.
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    Dennis

    Jan 2012
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    Cool Find!

    With the wide triangle cross-section and the parallel flaking , it looks like a possible Eden.
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    Score!

 

 
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