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Last weekend at Georgetown

Post  rockhunter62 on Wed Mar 22, 2017 7:31 pm

Hi folks,

Here are my finds for last weekend. The smallest went 0.19gm and the biggest was 1.14gm. The one in the middle is 0.73gm and was found at 15cm in hard red clay/rocks.




My best weekend for number of bits. Just have to find the bigger ones now.

Cheers Very Happy

Doug
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Post  Digginerup on Wed Mar 22, 2017 8:56 pm

Splendid! T06 always nice to come home with some reward, I definately feel there is much gold still hidden in the Georgetown area.............as vast as it is, but like everywhere else....  Rolling Eyes theres an awful lot of dirt between it Wink , good luck up there.

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Post  kon61 on Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:36 pm

Nice looking colour. Well done Doug. Q40 I'v always said, if one becomes competent to the point of picking up the tiniest bits of detectable gold, what chance do the bigger slugs of gold have from escaping, when within reach of detector/coil capabilities? Only a matter of time. cheers

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Post  ttrash on Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:05 am

Nice work Q15

I've only spent a few days in the area , but would luv to get back there !

Well done & good luck next trip .
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Post  rockhunter62 on Wed May 17, 2017 9:45 am

Hi folks,

 Here is the photo of my latest finds from up that way. Both leaf and normal nuggets. All the normal nuggets were found in the same patch. We still have to get the quartz out of the largest nugget.

Cheers

Doug    
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Post  Digginerup on Wed May 17, 2017 4:14 pm

Nice! T06 looks like some good old Western Ck nuggets, some very fine gold has come out of there in the last couple of years, I must find my way back there one day....before its all gone Wink

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Post  AnnieL on Fri May 19, 2017 5:12 pm

Some nice finds there. Well done.  Q40
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Post  slimpickens on Fri May 19, 2017 6:25 pm

rockhunter62 quote "We still have to get the quartz out of the largest nugget."

Nice work rockhunter62 . Have you tried heating the quartz then plunging it in cold water? Guaranteed to crack that sucker up. Harry

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Post  rockhunter62 on Sat May 20, 2017 7:03 am

The quartz nugget is sitting in Alibtrite at the moment.

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Post  California on Sat May 20, 2017 9:23 am

sweet nuggies, nice assortment of size and color. ,multiple nuggies always a good day!
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Post  GrizzlyGrunt on Sun Jun 04, 2017 1:24 pm

Great finds mate, are there still plenty of areas open to the public up that way?
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Post  rockhunter62 on Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:46 pm

Yes Grizzly, there would be about half a dozen or so properties in the Georgetown, Forsayth area that you can pay to detect/camp on.

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Post  GrizzlyGrunt on Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:52 am

Cheers Doug, I wasn't really doing any prospecting when I was living in the Isa, so I missed a heap of opportunities. I'll get back up that way for a holiday soon.
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Post  rockhunter62 Yesterday at 6:07 pm

Another 7.1 grams from the Georgetown area. Our backpacker from Madagascar  is modelling our finds.
Three days worth with most of it found with a Gpz7000 but all could of been found with the sdc.

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Post  Jen Yesterday at 6:17 pm

I was doing a bit of a catch up on your thread Doug
All very nice bits of gold.. Q15

Love your madagacar model, even has the detector.. Q27

Thankyou for sharing with us all

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Post  Mike54 Yesterday at 9:10 pm

All very nice finds there Doug. T06 Congrats to you for your nice finds and thanks for sharing. T25

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