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Post  Tributer on Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:44 pm

Hi all, I have been away from the net most of the time lately. Just putting up some images of my best pieces from 9 weeks detecting in WA up till mid august. Two of us shared about 23 ounces for the trip. The crystalline/folded up leafy piece is nice. The flatty was 70 something grams found with the 19 dog at 2feet+....now chopped up and in some of Mr Becks wedding bands no doubt. Only four months until its time to do it all again.  Cheers Tributer
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Post  GemQ on Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:08 pm

Fantastic trip and some beautiful pieces Tributer.

Thanks for sharing.
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Post  davsgold on Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:10 am

Well done Tributer. Very Happy
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Post  Igotlucky on Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:18 am

I need to get over to WA! Well done.

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Post  joe82 on Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:20 am

nice nuggys mate well done,

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Post  Guest on Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:36 am

Well done Steves Very Happy

Our best four were a 16 and a 38 in one hole, another 38 (!) and a 107, all found with GPX's and 14x9's  ( ! again).

Hope to see you both over there again next year,  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce  bounce

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Post  AnnieL on Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:32 pm

Amazing finds guys. Q38
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Post  Detectist on Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:18 pm

Great gold.

Thanks for posting.
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Post  Mike54 on Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:18 pm

Very nice nuggies there Steve. T06 Congrats to you and thanks for sharing on the forum. T25 Good luck with your next trip next year.

Cheers.

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Post  noyungan on Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:23 pm

Those saying its all gone are not keeping up detecting and reading this forum,, sure,, a little harder to tect but the nuggs keep coming... Good onyer Steve ,, I bet the enthusiasm has increased more than a margin!!! Great stuff!! noyungan..

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Post  Kon61gold on Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:18 pm

Well done fellas. Some nice looking gold there. Q36 cheers

Cheers Kon. Q11 T25
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Post  Willo on Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:11 am

Tributer, awesome work and glad the trip paid for itself! Ian
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Post  adrian ss on Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:17 am

So what's with the triangular indentations in the nugg in pic 3?? Was that one resting on a couple of diamond crystals?
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Post  Wombat on Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:44 am

Well done Tributer. It is nice to see that WA is still producing some nice gold.
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Post  davsgold on Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:47 am

adrian ss wrote:So what's with the triangular indentations in the nugg in pic 3?? Was that one resting on a couple of diamond crystals?

I think you will find they are not "indentations" but raised triangles. I have seen these nuggets. Very nice indeed, Very Happy and the triangles could have been formed by an inverted crystal cavity in the surface of the host rock it was formed against.

Maybe the gold has diamonds encased inside. Laughing

cheers dave
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Post  Detrackozi on Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:52 am

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Beautyfull slugs of gold mate well done to you both and hope you repeat it again next years .

All the best.
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Post  adrian ss on Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:03 am

davsgold wrote:
adrian ss wrote:So what's with the triangular indentations in the nugg in pic 3?? Was that one resting on a couple of diamond crystals?

I think you will find they are not "indentations" but raised triangles.  I have seen these nuggets.   Very nice indeed, Very Happy  and the triangles could have been formed by an inverted crystal cavity in the surface of the host rock it was formed against.  

Maybe the gold has diamonds encased inside. Laughing

cheers dave

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