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Post  brad28b on Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:18 am

Just going through my rubbish for the day, no finds unforunately.

Is this ironstone? Gave a good signal, busted it open with a hammer and its got a silvery/iron coloured vein in it. Very heavy too.

Just interested to know what is

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Post  Wombat on Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:17 am

Hi brad28b
It looks more like a bit of very old rusted cast iron. the silver bit in the middle is the iron and there in the photo, on the right hand side, seems to be bent wire of some sort.
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Post  brad28b on Sun Jan 15, 2012 9:32 am

Thanks Wombat, its good to know what I am looking at Smile

That thing on the right is actually a seperate piece of rubbish - I should have moved it out of the pic

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Post  piston broke on Mon Jan 16, 2012 10:52 pm

Hi Brad28b, I agree with Wombat, I think it is manmade like cast iron. cheers Pete.
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Post  rarebreed on Fri Jan 20, 2012 3:16 am

Yer i concur with the previous posts on this one, looks like slag heap from casting iron Smile

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Post  Guest on Sat Mar 31, 2012 10:06 pm

looks like iron slag to me to.
dose it smell like sulpher

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