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    Jun 2019
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    Was panning for gold the other day

    Found a nice ripper panning for gold the other day
    Check it out nice 4lb 13.4oz California nugget
    Enjoy the pic let me know what you think
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    Since it's a quartz matrix, are you going to crush it to look for gold or other heavy minerals? The dark spots are either iron minerals or garnets.
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    Aug 2010
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    Highly mineralized. Before crushing it I would have someone run over it with a very sensitive gold detector. It could have a nice vein of gold inside and have more value cut open as a specimen than crushed and panned for values.

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    Rock stacker

    Dec 2013
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    crush it and see.

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    might be could be only one way to find out

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    Crush images coming soon. The inside looks incredible.

  7. #7
    Jan 2012
    Oregon Coast
    White's V3i, White's MXT, and White's Eagle Spectrum Cleangold sluice & prospectors pan, EZ-Gold Pan, and custom cleanup sluice.
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    Dissolve it in acid.... If there is a gold matrix it could be worth a fortune....
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    May 2014
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    Anywhere I can find coins
    That's hilarious...I know nothing about gold and if I ran across that I'd throw it in the river as just another rock.
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