quartz

  1. Milky-Green Quartz-like rock

    The first is with flash on and is a decent rep but the transparency is milky closer to the top and bottom and is clear in the middle. Is this an algae or natural colorization? It doesn't appear vivid enough to be emerald and darker than most peridot I have seen. It is brittle, this piece just...
  2. This weekend's finds

    Had a chance to hunt on Saturday and Sunday with the wife. Had some good luck - a few quartz points, a scraper, old bottle, and a lot of pottery.
  3. Beauties :) ID..help..what are they?

    What are these inclusions ? They all look slightly different but are so pretty! Any value here??
  4. crush for gold or keep for show

    Not sure if I should crush this up for gold or keep it as a desk piece. A lot of different colored quartz crystals and a lot of what I'm assuming is iron powder on the inside. Pics are of the rock split in a third, pretty decent size and weight. Found it under a trees roots along a dry creek...
  5. Quartz with Pyrites from Greaterville, AZ

    Brought back several kilos of quartz with iron streaks, pyrites, coarse crystal structures, etc. Dug them out of horizontal veins from the entrance to two small shafts. I have crushed up a bunch and gotten lots of shiny (pyrites and mica), but nothing I can identify as gold. Am I just wasting my...
  6. yesterdays finds - need help w/ ID

    yesterday's finds - need help w/ ID Hunted a creek yesterday and found a savannah river, a big piece of pottery, a quartz guilford and a plate shard. Am wondering if the quartz piece could've been a hatchet head? The other two big rocks are probably just paperweights, but wanted to post just...
  7. Im new to prospecting so need some advice.

    I'm new to prospecting so need some advice. Hello everyone, my name is Will and I started gold/gem prospecting during the summer of last year so needless to say I'm an amateur. I live in the Piedmont of North Carolina - nestled between the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Carolina...
  8. Gold Quartz

    I am trying to get some idea of the value of a Gold Quartz specimen that I acquired some time ago. I do not have the exact measurements or weight as it is currently in a deposit box some distance away because I am presently in the process of moving. I am posting some old pictures I took 5 or...
  9. Rocks and ?

    Hello, I have been finding these rocks all over. Can you tell me what they maybe? There seems to be no reliable way here and it is frustrating. I live in a town where they have a place for people to pan for gold, yet they don't know how to identify it, or so they say. I am on a very limited...
  10. Mineralization in quartz rock?

    Howdy y'all, Come across some huge quartz boulders on a Cliffside today. Had the old pick axe out to look inside and here is what I found. To me it looks like some kind of iron ore mineralization. Any other guesses? Greatly appreciative.
  11. Found Quartz - what kind?

    Hi Guys! My brother and I were outside today and found this quartz buried deep in the ground. I was using my metal detector, and it seems to pick up on it. Not sure what it is or if it's worth anything.... We've been looking at pictures all day and can't identify it. Anyone have a clue? P.S...
  12. Geologists Help Me Out Here

    Thank you in advance for your help Geologists, I am just so fascinated with the area that I would like to learn more about it. I understand somewhat of how different elements make their way up to the surface and fill cracks but in my limited travels I've never seen anything quite like this. What...
  13. Point ID help

    I've been trying to find out what I have here on the bottom left, and the bottom right. The latter looks like it could have been some type of knife? Any suggestions? Also found this small arrowhead (about the size of a quarter) last week.. :happy3: All found in NC...
  14. Axe Head??

    I found what looks like it could have been an axe head or celt about a week ago near the Catawba River in North Carolina. I am pretty new to this and have no idea what I'm talking about lol. Any suggestions/advice? thanks, sosa961
  15. Honeymooner Accidental Gold Prospectors in the California Mother Lode

    Hello Treasure Hunters! My husband (we were married September 21st, 2013) and I were travelling around the Mother Lode, Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes on our honeymoon and we believe we accidentally found gold ore, while looking for obsidian. Although I cannot disclose the exact location, we found...
  16. Honeymooner Accidental Gold Prospectors in the California Mother Lode

    Hello Treasure Hunters! Moved this thread to the Gold Prospectors forum--sorry, I'm new and I didn't see it beforehand. http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/gold-prospecting/379038-honeymooner-accidental-gold-prospectors-california-mother-lode.html Best Regards, Melissa, in California
  17. Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep..

    Every night for the past few months I've been holding my Phantom Quartz Generator with chlorite inclustions.. Just to see if I can get soem relief from my early stages of "RA". it seem to be helping.. But last night I wanted to look at the stoen while holding it. I took a small flash light (LED...
  18. white agate?

    Hello I recently found this on the sea shore, is it white agate or quartz maybe?... Thanks from Scotland :) 1 bear
  19. how to revael the gold hidden inside quartz block? need some help

    hi there, i was prospecting last week end in an amazing beach containing various caves... looking for some hidden treasure, and found a lot of quartz blocks containing gold. iam using a fisher gold bug MD and was wondering how to reveal the gold? what are the easiest method? i have read about...
  20. Is this Quartz?

    I got this very large what I think is quartz on the Maine coast. Is it quartz?
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