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#1 adam


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Posted 15 May 2012 - 09:39 AM

Was beeping up a little gully, and came across an old tunnel with a nice ore pile set to the side. It had a few neat rocks in it so I felt the need to dig through it a bit :D

Heres a couple colorful specimens of vuggy crystaline cavities with crysocolla

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 12:33 PM

NEAT FINDS, thanks for the pics.
I'm gettn caught up an startn ta itch alot. :idea: Must be the detectin bug startn ta kick in. Time ta go out again.

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 02:00 PM

Nice finds.... I like rocks-n-minerals almost as much as gold.

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 03:13 PM

I like hunting rocks , they are slow enough I can catch them.
Very nice looking, I would like to find some like that.
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Posted 15 May 2012 - 05:25 PM


Now thats funny Rick :goodpost:
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Posted 16 May 2012 - 03:43 AM

Neat finds Adam. Looks like a pretty interesting area. Hope you have some luck there.


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Posted 20 May 2012 - 05:58 PM

Those are some kick ass rocks!! But your gloves need a bit of work.

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