Good day and my largest Virginia nugget


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Weighing in at 1.40 ozt and not another for two hundred yards! Thanks Minelab and Coiltek, this one was 24" in minerialized soil.

WOOO HOOOOOOO..... a gem dandy!!!!!!!!

I am gonna have to come back east if you keep this up!!!!

I am from east tn...but i dont think we have anything like that down there..... i am in TX right now.

Seems like you are consistently doing well....keep up the hard work and posts so i can keep the fire burning!!!!!!

paul

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Weighing in at 1.40 ozt and not another for two hundred yards! Thanks Minelab and Coiltek, this one was 24" in minerialized soil.

Man! Thats a beauty!!!

Dont you love it when you dig...keep getting the target..dig..getting louder...dig...oh crap its screaming now..

Dig...ahhhh....yes...bedrock...Dig...its in my spoon.....and there it is...just smiling at you :)

Fantastic find!

Tom H.

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Nice piece bud, did you find it with the big boy coil? Kick Arse gold dude, those are the kind of nuggets that you hold in youre hand for a few seconds before you look again to see if youre dreaming :D

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I have stopped by the gold museum between culpepper and Fredricksburg a couple of times and it has been closed. A friend that I stay with his neighbor out of Culpepper has a couple of old gold mine shafts on his property. Might have to try and gain access the next time I'm out that way.

thanks for sharing

Allen in MT

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Allen, you may already know this. There were 300 mines in Virginia, some as early as 1800, many of the miners left in 1849 for some reason, the Civil War 1861-1865 shut down or destroyed the active mines and many never reopened, those that did were closed in WWII, and only a couple reopened, the last ceased operation in 1956. In other words most of the mines were not fully worked so there is a chance you can find nugggets at any of the old sites.

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