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Kaljaia

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A Big Egg
« on: June 13, 2018, 08:07:24 PM »

12x12x16, roughly. It's hard to get a wide point-to-wide point measurement.
Big.

Richardson's said they can handle it so I'll take it up there if it passes the tap test in a few weeks and have it cut. It's got a crack on one end that I want to tap to make sure it doesn't fall apart and bind in the saw. Even if it does break, I'll take a big chunk up and get it faced if it looks worth the time.




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I rock hunt in the Antelope/Ashwood area of the John Day river basin in Oregon. 90% of what I post is from this area, from private property where I have permission to hike and collect. The material I find is for personal use only, I do not have landowner permission to sell. Thanks for understanding!

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Re: A Big Egg
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2018, 09:52:16 PM »

Wow That is a huge find!  We can hope for amazing things on the inside.  It's christmas all over again isn't it.
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Re: A Big Egg
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2018, 06:52:58 AM »

Wowza, Erika!  That's a biggun'.  Hope it's hiding some amazing goodies inside for you.
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Re: A Big Egg
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2018, 07:02:24 AM »

Haha yeah will not be cheap to cut tho, hopefully it's got a good inside! It's got proper pressure ridges so I am hopeful. Will wait until after the local shows are over before taking it in.
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I rock hunt in the Antelope/Ashwood area of the John Day river basin in Oregon. 90% of what I post is from this area, from private property where I have permission to hike and collect. The material I find is for personal use only, I do not have landowner permission to sell. Thanks for understanding!

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Re: A Big Egg
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2018, 09:23:11 AM »

Doesn't matter what turns out to be inside, the wait to find out must be difficult. Congrats on uncovering that one!

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Re: A Big Egg
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2018, 10:57:10 AM »

Congrats on the find; that is a significant one!  Please post pictures when the deed is done. 
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Re: A Big Egg
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2018, 08:14:04 PM »

wish you lived closer to me, i would cut it with you for free just to be there to see the inside after you did!
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Re: A Big Egg
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2018, 05:59:44 AM »

Wow, nice find, please post when its cut.
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Re: A Big Egg
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2018, 09:01:29 PM »

Looks like there could be a cool sphere in that thing!
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