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Bedrock Vs. Cemented Gravels

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Hi Tom

 Well you hit what one would call false bedrock. Like you said you’re finding gold on top of this .

 What I’m about to say and to do some would say a big question why but only cost you a little time. If you can get your hands on a hand post hole digger try this . Dig a hole pass that false bedrock and as you dig pan the material that you bring out . That false bedrock was made over time and between it , it’s a true bedrock that your post hole digger may hit . Remember things have been going on long before man came on the scene. Who knows you may hit another false bedrock of different material before you reach the real one .

 From what it’s worth department . I miss your face and voice coming from White’s.

 Chuck 

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Good to see you are out and about finding a little gold Tom - thanks for posting! :smile:

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Good to see you around Tom, I thought you'd done the runner on us ?

Nice gold too, A mixture of chunky and flat bits.  I do hope that's not a glass bottle, I learnt the hard way not to use them!
 

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15 hours ago, phrunt said:

Good to see you around Tom, I thought you'd done the runner on us ?

Nice gold too, A mixture of chunky and flat bits.  I do hope that's not a glass bottle, I learnt the hard way not to use them!
 

I've been there mate. Spent a whole summer working bedrock and dropped a glass vial once - never again! I take plastic out in the field and save the glass ones for home.

It's been a busy spring with working my new gig so trips have been rare, but I'm hoping to get out more once things slow down.

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Not fun vacuuming up a broken glass vial of gold off the tile floor at home either!! 

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Good to see you posting again Tom.....

Don't be a stranger.

Nice gold by the way. 

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you've done good! Congrats on the gold!

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