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How do you tell when you have hit bedrock?
« on: February 04, 2012, 08:08:42 PM »

Well the simple answer is that it is fairly solid rock, though it may be igneous, metamorphic or sedimentary in nature, sometimes solid, and sometimes quite fractured, heres a few pictures of a claim I have on the Fraser River that demostrates this a bit........Greywolf









The last two picture show a quartz vein with interesting sulfides and there is some wired gold within the quartz as well........
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Re: How do you tell when you have hit bedrock?
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2012, 08:12:50 PM »

That quartz looks like a good place to test out some detectors
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Re: How do you tell when you have hit bedrock?
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2012, 08:20:45 PM »

Shoveling gets really hard. :(
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Re: How do you tell when you have hit bedrock?
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2012, 08:50:47 PM »

Nice pics grey....nice claims...thanks for the info.....is very jealous.
Its taken me years , a bro with money, and a little luck just to find 2 claims i can get accesses to within 3 hrs of my house.
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