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  1. ✅ SOLVED Strange lead item found at old creek

    i found something similar with the ridges. just the fanned out part though, I thought it was some type of gear. wonder if its actually this.
  2. Odd shaped piece of what I think is obsidian.

    I find big chunks often. more thick than thin. maybe it was found closer to where it originated perhaps
  3. Odd shaped piece of what I think is obsidian.

    take it up to a local university to have someone look at it in the geology department. You never know what you could find. Just because something hasn't been found in areas before doesn't mean it's impossible to unearth something undiscovered to the region. The newer pictures you posted look...
  4. Odd shaped piece of what I think is obsidian.

    hold it up to the light, most obsidian i have has a green hue on its edges. from the photos its hard to tell. it should be very glossy inside if you chip a piece off. most of mine have striations as well. I find it all the time here in NZ, mistaking it for thick pieces of sea glass in the bay areas.
  5. Rocks from Greenland, can you help identify?

    its much harder to id rocks so not having much luck on google.
  6. FINALLY found something other than a bottlecap!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    lol my grandpa made a joke that he wants to plant a bunch of coins now haha. thanks again everyone;)
  7. FINALLY found something other than a bottlecap!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    thanks guys, its it really good condition too. its not marked there is just a crown on it. i will post pics when i get home. my gpa said the dirt was poured around the house a long time ago so who knows where the coins originated from. there is an old clothes line but had no luck there. i kept...
  8. FINALLY found something other than a bottlecap!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    hello!! today was a changing day for me. finally, after a year of treasure hunting (on and off of course). Im in small town Oklahoma and I came to visit my grandpa I havent seen in about 15 years. It was like it was yesterday when I saw him though. Anyways, I knew he had an older house and I...
  9. Just starting, which detector should I purchase?

    im new too, and i have an ace garret 250. i went to a metal detecting shop and the owner suggested it because it is easy to use. i like it but i do get frustrated because i havent found anything valuable or historic but its a good machine thats easy to use and i asked the same question on here...
  10. tips on detecting gems /minerals

    i have an ace garret 250 and i was curious if anyone knows if this picks up on minerals,gems, or stones. i know the metals but say there was an arrowhead or a crystal would my detector pick up on that? how about a meteorite? so far had my detector for a year- still havent found anything but...
  11. NEWBIE STARTER KIT (TELL ME WHATS IN IT!) :help:

    lol hey im still here, i havent detected in quite a while but i still love doing it. i havent found anything but pennies and tin foil still. ive been to parks and old places i dont know what im doing wrong!!
  12. MDing for a while, feels like Im getting worse!

    Re: MD'ing for a while, feels like Im getting worse! thanks alot!!!
  13. MDing for a while, feels like Im getting worse!

    Re: MD'ing for a while, feels like Im getting worse! No thank you for the advice. I did try the cardboard trick and noticed it is way off on the pin point- i bought my machine at a md store so i suppose it is stock- came with the machine. I am just frustrated because before i was able to find...
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