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Treasure Hunting For Turquoise

Turquoise is usually found sandstone layers and can be seen as splotches or as a network of brown or black veins running through the sandstone. There are many small-scale mining operations that are worked by hand. Only one mine in Apache Canyon California operates at a commercial capacity today.

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Helpful Tips to Treasure Hunting With Metal Detectors

Whether you are a novice or experienced treasure hunter nothing is more important than that one great find of the day, but many treasure hunters miss that great find by not digging everything, or by being asked to leave a site, right before digging that last ping, because they didn't ask permission to hunt there, well here are some ideas and tips to help you get "your" great find.

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Treasure Hunting For Sunken Treasure

Real hunting for sunken treasure is not as fictional or fantastic as you might think. There are many scuba centers and guided tours that allow a tourist to scour some of the best sites where treasure might be found. And while many of these scuba centers are located in exotic places like off the coast of the Bahamas or in the Gulf of Mexico, some sunken treasure can be found in much more accessible areas such as off the coast of the Jersey shore and California.

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Treasure Hunting for Lake Superior Agates

These colorful rocks are more than just your garden variety types of stones. They were actually formed literally billions of years ago, when the North American continent began to split because of molten rocks shifting deep beneath the surface of the ground. Water vapor and carbon dioxide became trapped in areas of these lava flows, forming the colorful rocks we now call agates. Their beautiful and unique striped design is what makes them so treasured.

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Treasure Hunting In Unlikely Ways

Treasure hunting can take many forms. Here are a few of them.

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Treasure Hunting For Antique Bottles

Antique bottles are truly a part of history. The different types of bottles tell a story about a particular industry or way of life. For example, medicinal bottles tell us how far the medical industry has come since many elements are now stored in plastic bags. Seeing an old glass IV bottle can take you back decades. There are antique bottles from the pharmaceutical industry that have the name of the chemical and even poison warnings worked right into the bottle's design.

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Treasure Hunting For Star Garnets

The U.S. Forest Service operates a star garnet gemstone collection area at Emerald Creek Idaho. For a fee of $10 per day the treasure hunter can search for garnets and remove a maximum of five pounds of gemstones. Screen boxes, buckets and shovels are provided by the Forest Service; however you should bring drinking water, snacks, sunscreen, hat, gloves and a container for your treasures. The treasure hunting season starts at the end of May and lasts until after Labor Day. No pets allowed.

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Groups For Amateur Detectorists Anyone?

Throughout the internet, awareness concerning metal sensing and treasure hunting abounds. A more typical chance at the moment are really issues simply by beginner-or being more exact, around the brink of beginning-metal detectorists.

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Treasure Hunting For Geodes

The real value of the geodes is their appearance when they are halved and polished. Their crystal formations typically come in a wide variety of colors, from deep purple to pink, blue, and even a silvery crystal color. The formations of the rock itself leave a wavy design in the color, and the crystals on the inside emit a fiery glow.

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6 Steps To Your Personal Treasure

I used to work for a large office supplies company. Like a lot of ... there would be the dreaded annual event of stock taking to look forward to. It was a time of “all hands on deck”. It made n

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A Review of the Garret Ace 250 Metal Detector

No matter why you're treasure hunting, you should consider a Garret Ace 250 metal detector. It's a favorite of both experienced and new hunters alike for metal detectors under the $250 price range.

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Using A Metal Detector To Search For Gold

Metal detecting is great exercise, another reason to be outdoors and often a financially rewarding pursuit. If you are new to treasure hunting or thinking of becoming a detectorist, I hope you will find these tips and guidelines useful.

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Make Money In The Strangest Ways

The first time I heard about an old couple that went diamond hunting in parking lots, I knew there were more ways to make money than my scheming mind could imagine. By twelve years old I was taking Playboy magazines out of newspaper recycling bins to sell for a dollar each in school. I also sold ammunition to both sides in my brother's paper-wad war, so I had a taste for the more unusual ways to make money. I still do. Here are some of the stranger money making stories I've collected.

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Treasure Hunting For Fossil Fish

To find fossil fish you of course need to get off the beaten path a bit. Areas that are developed and suburbanized are probably not going to have many fossils readily found as the construction needed for a city or suburb is going to disturb the ground well below for the foundations of buildings. Most of these ancient fossils are found in areas that are not quite civilized such as in deep caves and caverns or even the dessert.

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Fantasy MMO

Indulge in power-packed fantasy MMO action, with games such as “Sword of the New World,” “Red Stone” and “Knight Online World.”

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