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Old 10-11-2019, 11:31 AM
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Default Found My First Gold (I Think)

I've had my Nox 800 for about 6 1/2 months now and most of my detecting has been at river parks near me in sand, gravel and shallow water near the shore.
These are prime fishing rivers, and with that, I will find many lead sinkers which ring up very nicely, and I always have to dig. This time I got the typical vid of 10-11 a couple feet from waters edge in a wet sandy area about 6" down. I first assumed I found another sinker, then I rinsed it off and looked closer and was very surprised at what I had found. I believe this may be rare to find, and I think there may be some gold content. My wife and son thought this was a creepy find.
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Old 10-11-2019, 11:47 AM
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A tooth!!! Oh my.

Looks like maybe silver. Did they make silver caps?
You need to have it checked but not sure if a dentist or jeweler is best.

At least its not another lead sinker.
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Old 10-11-2019, 11:53 AM
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Probably gold. Congrats!

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Old 10-11-2019, 12:06 PM
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I am betting gold as well.. Dental gold is about 16 kt

nice find !

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Old 10-11-2019, 07:17 PM
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I recently found one just like that. Very heavy little nugget. 6 grams , 18k. Nice find !
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Old 10-11-2019, 07:35 PM
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A gold tooth. Very nice

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Old 10-11-2019, 11:15 PM
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Dental gold is always good.

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Old 10-13-2019, 08:32 PM
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Did you find the sinker that knocked it out? Lol nice find


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