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I'm convinced there's still some virgin patches left in the Bradshaws. With that bike and a little luck, you might find one. The secret is to ask everyone where the gold is, then head in the opposite direction. :D

Good plan!!!

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Hope everyone enjoyed this batch o pics. Gonna try and get out again this weekend if the "honey do" list is short enough :tisk-tisk:

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Took the little mule over to Copper Basin yesterday. Didn't have time for any prospecting(though I did spy a couple of veins I want to investigate in the future)

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Nice.....

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Awesome!

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This really is an awesome area. Rugged, remote, and a lot of ground that is dang hard to get to. There is potential for some decent finds...if a fellow doesn't mind working for it.

I will keep this thread alive as I adventure along. Thanks for looking and glad you like the pics!

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Steve, I have never even seen a meteorite...wouldn't know one if it bit me! If I find some rusty lump, i'll bring it home and take a pic just in case.

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Dave, You really should read up on meteorites. I just know there's some out there someplace and if it's a large one, it could be worth lots of $$$. I've provided some links to get you started. They will most likely exhibit signs of rust but not always. Will be heavier then the typical rocks in the area. If you come across one while detecting, it will set it off. It could also be a hot rock but it needs to be checked out in any case. Magnets will be attracted to them 95% of the time.

http://www.meteoritemarket.com/metid1.htm

http://meteorite-identification.com/streak.html

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/skytel/beyondthepage/27233549.html

One of the things I've always done in the field is familiarize myself with the type and color of rocks in the area. You may be in an area with mostly gray rocks and if you should see a dark colored rock, it might be wise to check it out. I guess what I'm trying to say is if you see something unusual instead of the usual , it needs to be looked at.

Your local library may have some books on meteorites also.

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Dave, You really should read up on meteorites. I just know there's some out there someplace and if it's a large one, it could be worth lots of $$$. I've provided some links to get you started. They will most likely exhibit signs of rust but not always. Will be heavier then the typical rocks in the area. If you come across one while detecting, it will set it off. It could also be a hot rock but it needs to be checked out in any case. Magnets will be attracted to them 95% of the time.

http://www.meteoritemarket.com/metid1.htm

http://meteorite-identification.com/streak.html

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/skytel/beyondthepage/27233549.html

One of the things I've always done in the field is familiarize myself with the type and color of rocks in the area. You may be in an area with mostly gray rocks and if you should see a dark colored rock, it might be wise to check it out. I guess what I'm trying to say is if you see something unusual instead of the usual , it needs to be looked at.

Your local library may have some books on meteorites also.

Thanks for the links Steve. I will try and edu-macate myself :89:

I'll never know...if I dont look!!!

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I know it's been awhile since I posted anything here...Bill, thanks for not deleting my thread!!!

Went on a Jeep trip to Sedona Sunday. We went up to the Broken Arrow Trail. The John Wayne movie of the same name was filmed there.

Here are a few photo's from our trip.

Enjoy!

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Very nice pics Dave....It's amazing how trees can grow in that stuff.

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Thanks for the great pictures. With the help of El D maybe I can return the favor. I Think that huge rock in the last photos might be a big meteorite.

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Awesome place and great pics!

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Thanks guys! Might be fun to look at them...but it was a lot more fun being there and taking them :4chsmu1:

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More Pics from the Broken Arrow Trail. This panorama was taken from Submarine Rock.

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Dave ... You have quite the knack for what to put in those photos ... Thanks for the pics!

Mike F

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Ma Nature sure is a fine architect

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