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Beautiful nuggets Scott, congratulations following-up your research with persistence in the field. That specimen above is absolutely in the twilight zone. WTG!!!  :)

 

Jim.

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I got fooled yesterday in the patch. I've been gridding the area very meticulously. I went over a previously dug hole of mine. Got another hit. So I uncovered the hole, still getting a signal. I then remembered I had pulled a small bit of iron from the hole previously. So I dug. Signal still there. Scraped some more, out of the hole. So I pinpointed the target, but it sounded funny. Got it in the scoop, halved it down. Ran my pick magnet over it and low and behold , another piece of iron. Sum bitch! So I rechecked the hole, nothing. So I scanned the pile, another signal. Got it in the scoop. BOOM! A funny shaped, porous 1 gram piece of gold. I got punked by the 7000! But stayed with it and got the gold in the end.

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great looking nugget...looks like a frog eating a pearl

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Great looking gold nugget specimen Scott ,congrats.

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Good for you Scott, hope you find plenty more.  :)

 

Jim.

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Scott

 If you need someone to dig for you and carry the big ones, let me know.                                                                               Norm

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