Needed to stretch my legs yesterday afternoon I found a little Obsidian Bird Point Gunther Variant
1,500 - 400 B.P.
Developmental to Historic
Vandal Minimum to Little
I got out a few days ago after rains washed away the snow on a low elevation site. My finds for the day all in the Sierra Contracting Stem Cluster 3000-2000 BC may continue to 1000 - 500 BC Basalt and Slate. And a Basalt Steamboat Lanceolate same Cluster. Surface finds N. California Sierra...
A short hike but real steep near home is this old mine waste pile that still has some Gold . You can still find some rich ore if you take your time and work hard when crushed this stuff is loaded with gold .
My son Seth found this heavy chunk of quartz with gold showing on both sides . There's an Indian head penny for size reference in one photo Foresthill Divide N. California with an Equinox . And a lot of gold rush junk this little piece of quartz sure has some weight to it .
My son Seth found this heavy chunk of quartz with gold showing on both sides . There's an Indian head penny for size reference in one photo Foresthill Divide with an Equinox . Sorry wrong forum but we all like Gold .
My son Seth and the old man managed a quick hunt yesterday ahead of some spring snow . Above 7000 feet and real windy yet warm enough to hunt in a light shirt 6 hours in the high Sierra Nevada's . I found the broken points and scrapers my son found the obsidian Sierra stemmed point a few brokes...
Real nice weather so a short hunt was in order grass was high so on with the snake guards . Tough hunting no bare ground and all the gopher mounds were powdery dirt nothing showing . No rain to wash things down so I just flipped every chip and found a few . Nice quartz Dart Martis Cluster and...
Good steady rain last night and showers today uncovered a few for me . I've been hunting this same 2 1/2 acres for over forty years I try and hunt this camp after a rain . I found a couple of Barbed Gunther arrow points and three rough old dart points early to late archaic . N. California...
Glass trade beads off my property N. California Its been rainy and cold last few days . It makes a good rainy day project to string up a few all personal finds off a large native camp . The strand has about 196 beads a little larger than those on the penny . The little red bead is the smallest...
Old photo of personal finds from one site N. California . This is how I stored until moved into frames just testing upload from files . Bad photo but the upload worked Most of them ended in this case with green background .
Personal find central Sierra Nevada foothills El Dorado County . Haskett
Time Period : 13200-8000 B.P.
Location : Idaho, N.W. Nevada and Southern Oregon.
Shape : Lanceolate / Basalt
A medium to large size, narrow, thick, lanceolate point with parallel flaking and a ground, convex...