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amazingearth

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« on: January 04, 2018, 01:40:23 PM »
Hi all, I live on the goldie and about 1 year ago became inerested in gems, rocks semi precious stones. After doing some research i headed off into the hinterland to see what I could find, had no idea what i was looking for but after about 8 or 9 trips now i have been finding some nice crystals and some green and red jasper i think to, will post pics when my battery is charged. im getting bit restless though and keen to find some colour other than clear, but still get a great buzz to find anything of interest from mother earth. Cheers and Happy new year to all!

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« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2018, 01:47:07 PM »
Welcome to Alf... Im on the Goldie too.... The Hinterland has some hidden treasures that's for sure...

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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2018, 03:01:25 PM »
Thanks for the welcome Gemster :)

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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2018, 04:02:26 PM »
Welcome from me too. I hope your interest develops into a lifelong adventure.

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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2018, 05:08:38 PM »
Welcome....Hope you find many treasures in the Hinterland.

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« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2018, 03:29:42 PM »
Cheers Mate:)

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« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2018, 07:32:00 AM »
Welcome to ALF. Here you will learn heaps, meet some like minded people and have some fossicking fun. Have you thought of what to do with all the good stuff when you've got it.  beers
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« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2018, 11:13:43 AM »
Thanks Pegatha.
I'm considering a flat lap grinding machine to start taking off some of the rough and give a bit of shape and colour to a few of the rocks I've found, thats seems to be a logical starting point for me at this stage. I am open to any ideas and advice.

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