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Thanks Nugget108

I'm doing my best writing these. sorry about the spelling.



Your right Ron. the main road going in cut straight across the upper part of the patch. I left it alone.
didnt want to upset the construction company or the realtor by digging in the road.
but I'll tell ya I do have more road patches Ive found in mining areas Im thinking about writing.

Did I ever tell you about the gold rush I started in the 24k club parking lot?

I was teaching a member how to tune his detector and hit a nugget.

they had to change the club rules on were members could dig to stop it.

Wish I had a photo of that. :laught16:



Rim
There was only one pad graded off within the main part of the patch. they used it to cover up a dump in there.
it was obvious some people had lived in there for some time. the vintage of the trash was 1920's-60's based on the glass.
I considered digging the dump(s) for coins, tokens and bottles.
but I have a saying "We dig no trash before it's time" and I was interested in the gold.
AzNuggetBob

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Heck Bob, spelling doesn't matter when we all can understand what your talking about. Gold language.

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A while back we got into an old mine dump that was loaded with visible gold in white quartz. This piece I found I call the Jack

rabbit Racking the dump from bottom onto a couple of 4x8 sheets of ply wood and then detecting with GB2 and working to the top of the pile. Lots of this stuff was found.

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Very cool looking specie. They are fun to find.

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Hello All! Wanted to drop a picture of my FIRST nugget find. Took me like 5 outings, but thanks to the help on the forum, I got better and better at getting myself over the gold.

I found a gully that had been worked in the past (hand stacking, recent metal detector holes, dry washing). But I decided to give it a shot anyways because the gully was nice and small so I could cover the majority of the width with one swing. My rule was to cover every square inch low and slow and dig EVERY signal. It paid off.

- Andy

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Nice character. Looks kinda chunky. Based on recent knowledge I'd say it's on the plus side of a gram.....?

Well done! :D

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Way to go Andyy
Very nice first nugget. :yesss:
Based on your comment I can tell you have been doing your research.
It's out there, just have to learn where to look, and how to find it. and keep at it. :thumbsupanim
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Well I got back out for a couple days and scored four more nuggets, totalling about 3.4 grams. They range from .2 - 1.5 grams. The nugget on the far left is from last week. I call this photo Morning Motivation (To get up into the cold)

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Very nice finds, Gold Tree. That one on the right looks like a cashew. Makes me hungry for more detecting.

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heres my nuglets from oct 2014- oct 2015 gb2 & sdc 2300 & Deus

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& heres the start for this year ( Deus)

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good hunting all

walt

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darn! Very nice. Thanks for sharing

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