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Amarok and I took a couple days off this week and got in three days of detecting in the area we're working.  Monday he found a really nice piece, hopefully he has time to post it today.  Yesterday I hit a signal I've heard way to many times, the Gold Monster screams so loud on these targets it's almost obnoxious, I thought sure it was going to be another .22 bullet.  So far for me it's always been a bullet and I dug one earlier in the morning.  Worked it down to a small amount of dirt in the scoop and there it is, looks like a pretty beat up .22 bullet except....there is a tiny bit of yellow on the edge.  Cleaned it up and could not help but yell, "It's not lead!" lol.  .93 grams.

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I knew he had found something great because there were other things yelled before that hahaha.

Here is what I found the day before. Those were the best three days I've had in quite a while. 

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This is the picture that makes me drool the most!

Beautiful and amazing find.  You worked for it too, you moved a lot of boulders and rocks in those three days so you deserve it.

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13 hours ago, Stillweaver hillbelli said:

Nice! Imagine what may be lurking inside, going to crush it down or drool over it as a specimen?

I decided to just drool Haha. I think that the only thing holding the gold on is the conglomerate. I'm scared to clean it up anymore than it is. 

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1 hour ago, AllenJ said:

This is the picture that makes me drool the most!

Beautiful and amazing find.  You worked for it too, you moved a lot of boulders and rocks in those three days so you deserve it.

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We were both rewarded for hard work and long days in the sun. It's going to be hard not to expect that result everytime now Haha. I can't believe that I have to wait 1 1/2 weeks to get back out. 

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