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quartz in rust stained soil

Post  keeif12 on Sat Jun 20, 2015 7:51 pm

Gday guys whilst driving through gippsland recently I noticed in an embankment on the side of the road with a quartz vein running through it. The surrounding rock and soil was extremely reddened and rust stained. I do know of an old goldfield roughly 10 km away. Im guessing I should have stopped to sample. Since I've got home I'm wondering would it be best to sample the soil and small rocks in the dirt gutter running away from the vein or should I be getting a big dolly pot to crush up the quartz.
Cheers Kieran

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Re: quartz in rust stained soil

Post  someday on Sat Jun 20, 2015 10:14 pm

Best you go back, jump out ya car and have a looksee>>>>>>>>
over the other side of the cutten,  affraid   no soil, big hole, earth moven equipment?? someone saw the cutten before ya Laughing

Just saw where ya live, me got relo's at Bittern Q41 cheers
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