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Just "wow."

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Jaw dropping beautiful! Congrats!

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yea, that's some nice spaghetti gold.

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That wire specimen is a real beauty.

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Really beautiful pieces!  How did you clean the gangue off the wire gold?  How delicate (vulnerable) is that wire gold now?  Can you give a bit more detail on what detectors found which pieces?

 

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