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Post  Bushed-Tracker Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:58 am

I am looking nto improve my recognition of rock types in the field. So I am looking for websites or books that have plenty of pictures - worth more than a thousand words!! Anyone have any suggestions

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Post  Guest Sat Sep 15, 2012 7:30 pm

ers a bit ov info wot mit elp yer. Seein az yer like pictures jus click on va blue highlighted rock types Very Happy

http://geology.about.com/od/rocks/a/Rock-Tables.htm

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Post  Bushed-Tracker Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:06 am

Bloody excellent... thanks Adrian


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Post  Guest Sun Sep 16, 2012 10:25 am

personally I have found gold in patches and have found that the best way to recognise the formations and geology was to look at the area were ya gold came from--WA gold areas would be different from Qld and Vic.
Always take a digital camers--they always come in handy.
Green stone - calcrete-ironstone-quartz-etc are tye true indicators of what I look for in the field.
And dont forget the old creek beds which are now high and dry.

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Post  MacRob Sun Sep 16, 2012 1:16 pm

When you see quartz running through rock, I think they call them quartz stringers, they can be pencil thin or much thicker, how do you read these?

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