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Offline sawdust

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Ruby Creek
« on: March 09, 2017, 09:29:49 AM »
Has anyone spent much time prospecting on Ruby Creek, between Agassiz and Hope? My mother`s birthstone is Garnet and I haven`t been able to find a facetable stone yet. Only basically able to find stones of approximately the same size- Too small. I think I heard somewhere that Ruby Creek has great potential.

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Re: Ruby Creek
« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2017, 11:33:31 AM »
never been to Ruby but did get quite a lot of red garnets near the Frog on the Thompson, just below Nicomen, some quite large
best of luck
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Re: Ruby Creek
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2017, 07:54:08 PM »
Hi.Sawdust.Back in the mid 90s I worked Ruby creek and garnet creek forestry roads.Tons of garnett in the culverts under the road.Hi up.Nothing bigger than1/4 inch. but lots.again the garnetts wre in the culverts not down in the creek bottoms.Do not know if you can still drive those roads.Luck Mcbain.
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Re: Ruby Creek
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2017, 08:15:29 AM »
When I worked up there, Ruby Creek, in the 80`s cutting shake blocks, I didn`t even think to look for minerals, let alone specific ones. Funny how your focus changes over the years.

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Re: Ruby Creek
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2017, 07:29:01 PM »
Yea how right you are.Never looked at anything back then.As far as I know thoes roads should still be drivable.they just finished a new power line up there.Luck Mcbain.
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Re: Ruby Creek
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2017, 10:34:47 PM »
Yes, the gravel road on the East side of Ruby creek is still used today, here is what I panned out just a few hundred yards up that road just before it starts to turn away from the river course. And no, that is not gold mixed in the picture, just weird lighting. Garnets are quite light compared to gold so pan very carefully. Hope this helps.

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Re: Ruby Creek
« Reply #6 on: July 23, 2019, 03:10:06 AM »
Waiting for a specialist in gemstone to answer