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Nugget with ilmenite inclusion

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Nugget with ilmenite inclusion
Placer gold nugget with ilmenite. This was once a pyrite crystal imbedded in the nugget from a sulphide deposit. Ilmenite replaced the pyrite as a pseudomorph. A Hillsboro classic found at 4" deep with a Gold Bug II.
Posted by Bedrock Bob on August 18, 2010 Full Size| Slideshow

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Reply Peter Gill
3:11 PM on September 12, 2010 
Eish, that is great stuff you have there.

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