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Mystery solved...wagon spindle!

They had a cast iron bearing that was fitted into the wooden wheel. The picture shows the bearing, or boxing as it's called. I guess that was some old diggins!  

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That's a neat find.

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I thought it was a nozzle also. Thats something the boys and I would throw on the "cool" relic shelf.

Great find!!

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I was sure it was a nozzle of sorts too. There was a ~10' section of homemade flume wrapped around a mesquite in the wash itself that reinforced the nozzle theory.

 There were some sections of old road that were built by hand you can still see where they filled in low spots with cobbles. It's amazing to see the level of effort put into mining this area. 

I'm definitely saving it...more yard art! 

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Learned from that thanks for taking the time for researching it..... 

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On 1/23/2018 at 8:39 PM, ArcticDave said:

Mystery solved...wagon spindle!

They had a cast iron bearing that was fitted into the wooden wheel. The picture shows the bearing, or boxing as it's called. I guess that was some old diggins!  

I saw one of those once! Now I know what it is, congratulations!

All the best,

Lanny

 

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On 3/11/2018 at 7:22 PM, Swingcosis said:

Not my best but 

A knuckle full of sliver, nicely done!

All the best,

Lanny

 

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On 3/20/2018 at 10:48 PM, alaskaseeker said:

One of a kind rare 50BC Celtic gold coin I found in the U.K. A few years back....

What an incredibly beautiful, unique find!

Nicely done, and all the best,

Lanny

 

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Went out this morn found a lot of bird shot and trash near San Domingo, as I was about to call it quits for the day I got a good tone and dug this 1912 v nickel bout 3 inches.

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No metallic but found these out in MT out detecting a placer area. The brush was so thick I was crawling on my hands and knees and crawled up on these. And they're a matching set. You don't always find that with sheds.

Got skunked on gold but they're worth a couple hundred bucks so not all bad.

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The O'Brien project, located in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec, covers 4.5 km along the Larder-Lake-Cadillac Fault. The project is home to the former O'Brien Mine which produced 1.2M metric tons at 15.25 g / t Au for 587,121 ounces of gold between 1926 and 1957; InnovExplo, March 2018. Since 2016, the company has completed more than 32,000 meters of drilling at the O'Brien project with the main objective of increasing current resources. In 2017, the company discovered the Vintage Zone north of the O'Brien deposit. Recently, Radisson released an update of current resources resulting in a 95% increase in Indicated resources.

 

http://www.radissonmining.com/en/property/obrien-gold-project/

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1 hour ago, cynkie01 said:

The O'Brien project, located in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec, covers 4.5 km along the Larder-Lake-Cadillac Fault. The project is home to the former O'Brien Mine which produced 1.2M metric tons at 15.25 g / t Au for 587,121 ounces of gold between 1926 and 1957; InnovExplo, March 2018. Since 2016, the company has completed more than 32,000 meters of drilling at the O'Brien project with the main objective of increasing current resources. In 2017, the company discovered the Vintage Zone north of the O'Brien deposit. Recently, Radisson released an update of current resources resulting in a 95% increase in Indicated resources.

 

http://www.radissonmining.com/en/property/obrien-gold-project/

Really??

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14 hours ago, cynkie01 said:

The O'Brien project, located in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec, covers 4.5 km along the Larder-Lake-Cadillac Fault. The project is home to the former O'Brien Mine which produced 1.2M metric tons at 15.25 g / t Au for 587,121 ounces of gold between 1926 and 1957; InnovExplo, March 2018. Since 2016, the company has completed more than 32,000 meters of drilling at the O'Brien project with the main objective of increasing current resources. In 2017, the company discovered the Vintage Zone north of the O'Brien deposit. Recently, Radisson released an update of current resources resulting in a 95% increase in Indicated resources.

 

http://www.radissonmining.com/en/property/obrien-gold-project/

Just spam.

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Found this a few years back in Nevada.  It was under a bunch of cedar duff and still has the bullet in the chamber.  It is a Maynard Carbine .50 cal

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I have had many great finds but in terms of getting struck by lightening luck, this one would be my favorite!

Interior cranial case from an extinct species of Bison with intact Double flute Clovis Culture Point yelland skul (40).jpg

I donated it and the site to the National museum / State of Nevada. It challenged  conventional early human migration paths and placed the Clovis culture in Nevada at least 13000 years ago. Suspected oldest human habitation site in Nevada. Notice some ones Off Road tire track ( top left)  that is as close as it gets to loss of a national treasure.

Human artifacts  with bone remains of that era have  been found only a few times in world history. All the finds and all the ship wrecks and it is still very  unlikely I will ever better this one as a personal  best day! (Ron Daniels of the Animal Planet show Redwood Kings was co discoverer that great day) we traveled to that remote location to test   equipment we designed to find meteorites using earth magnetic field, The design worked in theory but quickly failed in engineering (happens a lot in development due to funding).

 

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2 hours ago, Grabowski,uwcsi said:

 

 

That is a awesome Clovis point! I always thought it would be cool to see one in the wild.

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Found a meteorite out on a hunting trip.  My dad literally walked right over it.   Have had multiple sources from Geoff Notkin, Steve Arnold, Ruben Garcia, Laurence Garvie, Jason Utas, all confirm it was a meteorite.  They say it is one of the coolest meteorites they've seen by the orientation and "roll over lip"  this was a cold find meaning it was not a known witnessed fall.  

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19 minutes ago, theace115 said:

Found a meteorite out on a hunting trip.  My dad literally walked right over it.   Have had multiple sources from Geoff Notkin, Steve Arnold, Ruben Garcia, Laurence Garvie, Jason Utas, all confirm it was a meteorite.  They say it is one of the coolest meteorites they've seen by the orientation and "roll over lip"  this was a cold find meaning it was not a known witnessed fall.  

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Wow what a impressive find!!! Great size as well!!! Congratulations it's a well characterized specimen for sure!! Beautiful!!

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Ha and same here it is called Trilby Wash and man yours is beautiful. Is it classified and logged?

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@Nugget Shooter,  im assuming you were asking if my meteorite was logged? It is not,  talking to multiple sources, they advised that my stone was "too pretty" to cut.  They wanted me to go out and find 1 more to chop up for analyzing it.  I have not found anymore out there,  so I am holding on to it, and so not intend to have it classified, unless I find another uglier stone with less character.  

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Got luck today,  found a '57 Chevy, looks like a little paint and some tires and it will be back on the track. 

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