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Howdy Gang, Well I made my 2nd annual trip south to Tucson for the Gem & Mineral show, and was hosted by John B. He is the finest host (and lets not forget Sweet Pea), one could ask for . I was there for a total of four days, but spent my annual income with-in the first 24 hrs. on more meteorites and even got a nice piece of the newest martian fall, Tissant . However, that left me with a little more than two days to spare. I got a chance to see the 13th annual Birthday Bash and the meteorite auction, but really wanted to go metal detecting. I took all my stuff for the hopes of going hu
After a couple weeks off, which included a 3 day camping trip to the Stanton area and very poor results on Lucky Linda Claim, I made it back to my nugget patch that has yielded 59 nuggets to date. 15 nuggets detected today, most were small dinks , but one at 2.5 grams and one at 1.4 grams. I wish all were to my credit, but I took my partner in the claim and 2 visitors and through some intensive overburden removal and detecting we found 6.65 grams in 15 nuggets. Going back tomorrow to see what we can pull out.