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Bill Bohan
09-16-2012, 04:21 PM
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Colluvial Placer
Here is some dendritic wire gold recovered from a sulfide bearing mineralized zone located " proximal to a 3 foot thick vein of bull quartz.
scale of harp is 2mm length.
nugget on display at Fairbanks DNR. (Check display case).

micropedes1
09-16-2012, 06:53 PM
I saw some of your ore samples on display last time in the DNR office, Bilbo. No site listed on them though. Same location?

Bill Bohan
09-17-2012, 09:05 AM
The ore samples were from up valley, but yes they are from the same deposit system. They were suppose to put a card on the specimens hmm? I will have to check on this.

Lady
09-17-2012, 10:04 AM
Nice work Bill.

Bill Bohan
09-19-2012, 04:24 PM
Pit 1 : Illmenite nugget may be viewed at DNR display case Fairbanks , Alaska. Retrieved from the Sugar Daddy gold placer, Ottertail Ck. Big Delta D-4 , Alaska

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Largest garnet to date found in Interior Alaska (see display case, DNR Fairbanks).
Found on Ottertail Creek, East Fork Chena.



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