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Old 07-17-2017, 05:33 PM
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Wink 14k with a BIG rock

Well, I didn't say diamond.
Spent sun up to late afternoon in the water today. I could not get out for the past several days, so I felt an extended hunt was due. Extra fine weather here on the Gulf coast, water has been clean and flat for a good week now. I could tell lots of other hunters were out here on the weekend.
The 14k showed up in the scoop mid afternoon.....Any info on the stone, cause I got no clue?! Coins, phone and watch were part of the morning effort. I think the watch was tossed ( cheap China knockoff) because the band and pins are gone. I'm thinking it leaked on them so they kept the band and Davey Jones the watch.
The other ring??, I thought 925, but looks more like a spacer or something, fails the acid test.
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Old 07-17-2017, 05:38 PM
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You got me! I was prepared to see a diamond.

That looks like a hammer stone. One that has been hammered by the surf. Nice find

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Old 07-17-2017, 05:39 PM
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Congrats on the gold!

Green turquoise? Just a guess.

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Old 07-17-2017, 06:04 PM
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Don't know about the stone but congrats on the gold.

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Old 07-17-2017, 07:24 PM
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Real nice digging there Dirty!

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Old 07-17-2017, 07:29 PM
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Nice! I'd guess malachite or green turquoise, possibly but not probably bloodstone, or if none of these, green chalcedony. But it's all just guessing from a picture... or.. maybe jadeite.

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Old 07-17-2017, 07:37 PM
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Dyed green marble?
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/wi...tating-jadeite
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Old 07-17-2017, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by ScubaDetector View post
You got me! I was prepared to see a diamond.

That looks like a hammer stone. One that has been hammered by the surf. Nice find
I'm pretty sure it's not beat up from the surf, it was not deep, more like a fresh drop....just a top of the sand skim scoop recovered it. Pic of the back side shows the stone is natural.
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Old 07-17-2017, 08:34 PM
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Congrats on the gold! Looks like one of them crazy mood rings... I sure it put someone in a bad one when they lost it..

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Well done !

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She's Gold and that's all that matters!! No clue on the stone fore sure.
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Great find! I'm jealous.
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Rough jade or silica? Worth less than a buck whatever it is. At least it's gold

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Old 07-18-2017, 04:36 AM
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Gold's gold! Congrats!

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Old 07-18-2017, 07:55 AM
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I hope you take that to a jeweler to find out what stone it is. I am very curious as to others I am sure. They just don't put junk stones in 14K gold.

Please enlighten is if you get a chance.

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Old 07-18-2017, 06:45 PM
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Originally Posted by GroundSweeper View post
Congrats on the gold!

Green turquoise? Just a guess.
Thanks GS, good guess...from pics I googled raw green turquoise looks possible.
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Don't know about the stone but congrats on the gold.
Thanks DD

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Real nice digging there Dirty!
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Nice! I'd guess malachite or green turquoise, possibly but not probably bloodstone, or if none of these, green chalcedony. But it's all just guessing from a picture... or.. maybe jadeite.
Going with green Turquoise, thanks BBG

Originally Posted by TexasLurker View post
Dyed green marble?
https://www.gia.edu/gems-gemology/wi...tating-jadeite
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Congrats on the gold! Looks like one of them crazy mood rings... I sure it put someone in a bad one when they lost it.. :laughing

Nice finds DL
Ha Ha Thanks Wz71

QUOTE=Wom 27;2805080]Well done ![/QUOTE]
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She's Gold and that's all that matters!! No clue on the stone fore sure.
Thanks OBN,...Yep, still like to know what it is since it's Not for melt at this time

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Great find! I'm jealous.
Thanks Bb....Green with envy, lol

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Rough jade or silica? Worth less than a buck whatever it is. At least it's gold
Threw those 2 at my jeweler with the pic I sent, He leans more towards raw turquoise. I googled raw jade last night and thought, maybe.

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Gold's gold! Congrats!
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Originally Posted by ScubaDetector View post
I hope you take that to a jeweler to find out what stone it is. I am very curious as to others I am sure. They just don't put junk stones in 14K gold.

Please enlighten is if you get a chance.
Only time to send my jeweler a couple pics, He thinks raw Turquoise and old ring. Thanks SD
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Old 07-18-2017, 09:02 PM
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Sweet ring, jade maybe?

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Originally Posted by ScubaDetector View post
I hope you take that to a jeweler to find out what stone it is. I am very curious as to others I am sure. They just don't put junk stones in 14K gold.

Please enlighten is if you get a chance.
Except all the 14k CZs I find. Id rather find that weird stone for sure

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Old 07-18-2017, 10:33 PM
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Congrats on the nice ring.. as for the stone.. I'd say its Jade. Seen many like that one your found.

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Old 07-19-2017, 10:31 AM
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Nice one dirty!

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