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  1. #1

    Aug 2013
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    What is in this quartz?

    I live in a small valley and I found this falling from some dirt and rock in my back yard today. I assume the majority of it is quartz but I am curious to what the silver and gold colors might be. I realize there are many other types of items found in quartz than precious metals I but was simply curious to what it may be. I used to collect this kind of thing in my youth and this peaked my interest. There are several more large stones like this in the same area when I started looking.Click image for larger version. 

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  2. #2
    Jun 2013
    48 times
    Metal Detecting
    The silicate minerals are most common - this appears to be mica.



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