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Post  davsgold on Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:14 pm

Got this one today, bit of a drive after the rain and a bit of a wander through the hills, total weight is 14.15 grams and after the specific gravity test suggest there is about 8 grams of gold.  That one, plus 3 tiny bits for about another gram, so it was not that bad for a morning walk.

The mighty GPZ7000 and the standard 14" coil got this one.



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Post  Stan O on Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:53 pm

Well done Dave, great find! How deep was it? Is there rock on the other side? From this side it looks like light ironstone coating.

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Post  davsgold on Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:06 pm

Thanks Stan, about 10" deep in the bank of an Ironstone type creek, fairly noisy sort of ground,been very near this one on a few occasions but just missed it. Shocked got it this time though. Very Happy

It has only been rinsed with water, and has the hematite/ironstone type stuff on the side you can see and a dirty looking quartz layer on the back side.

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Post  deutran on Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:01 pm

Great find Dave thanks for putting it up.
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Post  Digginerup on Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:38 pm

T06 Q27  pale pale  much envy !!!

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Post  Kon61gold on Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:53 am

Good going there Dave, nice slug of gold, well done. cheers

Cheers Kon. T25
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Post  piston broke on Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:30 am

Good stuff Dave, cheers Pete.
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Post  davsgold on Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:08 am

Thanks to deutran, Digginerup, Kon61gold and piston broke for the good wishes, just goes to show that a flogged area was not totally flogged, it maybe now, but I will have another look today, maybe even put the 19" coil on for a bit, as the ground/gravel is reasonably deep in places along this creek.

I was running in High Yield and Difficult as the ground is quite noisy and plenty of hot ironstone and some kind of a "Shale" stuff the rings like big deep one, and makes you dig to make sure.

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Post  Travelergold on Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:11 pm

Nice one dave. You say found after the rain! Have you had rain there too. Jealous we are not out there looking. Maybe soon though. TG

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Post  davsgold on Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:59 pm

Thanks TG, yes there was about 15mm of rain but it's seems to have cleared now and the tracks are drying out nicely, be heading out to camp again soon, you might get away soon for a trip yourself. ???

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Post  davsgold on Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:40 pm

Another nice one, not as big as the other one but nice just the same.  2.5 grams of yellow goodness, at least 12" deep in noisy ground.

Dig dig


End result 2.5 grams


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Post  flyspecks on Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:17 pm

T06 T06 Great pics dave T06
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Post  Detectist on Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:45 pm

Nice to see the gold.

Thanks for posting. Keep them coming.
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Post  davsgold on Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:02 pm

Thanks flyspecks, hows things going for you mate. And thanks to Detectist, and yes I hope they keep coming so fingers x ay. Very Happy

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Post  joe82 on Fri Jun 15, 2018 6:19 am

well done mate, good gold there Cool

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Post  Wombat on Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:44 am

Great job Dave. Well done mate. Have you got an after shot of the nuggies after cleaning ??
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Post  davsgold on Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:53 pm

Thanks Joe, and thanks Wombat, no after shot as not cleaned yet, we clean them when we get home.

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Post  Wombat on Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:40 am

davsgold wrote:Thanks Joe, and thanks Wombat, no after shot as not cleaned yet, we clean them when we get home.

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Post  Nightjar on Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:35 am

You fill the bath with Alibrite when you get home, don't you Dave? Haven't got a big enough bowl in the van. Very Happy Laughing Laughing Laughing
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Post  davsgold on Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:13 am

Nightjar wrote:You fill the bath with Alibrite when you get home, don't you Dave? Haven't got a big enough bowl in the van. Very Happy Laughing Laughing Laughing

Haha Nightjar, now there is a good plan. Laughing

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Post  flyspecks Today at 10:20 am

Q24 Yep, I can see Dave doing that nightjar. Just don't see his better half going along with it Q34 . Still stuck in Vic. for the winter Dave but envy the pics of the red dirt and the nugs over there, enjoy yourselves. Smile
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