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  1. #1

    Sep 2007
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    Garnet?

    I was wondering if someone could post a pic of what garnet looks like straight outta the ground?I'd been gold prospecting in a nearby creek here in the upstate SC.Brought some material back,panned it out,and saw a piece of quartz with some hemitite attached to it.I thought it was interesting so I put it with my other collection of rocks.Well,yesterday I looked at it under a 30x magnified and I was seeing red crystals on it.I just wanna know what it is,cuz I believe where there's one there's more,hopefully bigger,right.?Anyway,I'd appreciate what ever kind of help I can get off this.

  2. #2

    Dec 2007
    Culdesac, Idaho
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    Re: Garnet?

    Here you go.
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  3. #3

    Sep 2007
    36

    Re: Garnet?

    Thanks,but looking at your's before cleanup I do believe I've been throwing some away

  4. #4

    Dec 2007
    Culdesac, Idaho
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    Re: Garnet?

    The top picture is Star Garnets. They are only found in Idaho. Woot Woot

    The bottom are garnets pieces found in Montana while looking for sapphires. They have very similar weights.

  5. #5
    us
    Sep 2006
    Washington and Oregon
    Garret Ace250/Prospecter Bounty hunter(Backup)
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    Re: Garnet?

    Quote Originally Posted by allen_idaho
    The top picture is Star Garnets. They are only found in Idaho. Woot Woot

    The bottom are garnets pieces found in Montana while looking for sapphires. They have very similar weights.
    Man I bet those are make some AWESOME CABS!
    ~Nash~
    Whatever it is, it is valuable. If nothing else for the lesson learned or simply the experience of having been there.

 

 

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