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Is there a company or an exploration company that would be interested in this?

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Hello Minerals.net,


We have found a reef in the Pilbara of Western Australia of the 'Epidote-Clinozoisite'and broke open some of the rocks and gold fell out and is inside the Epidote-Clinozoisite rocks. We have had the mineral analysedby the Australia Museum in Sydney to be Epidote-Clinozoisite (Calcium Aluminum Silicate Hydroxide).

Here are some pictures of Epidote-Clinozoisite rock with the gold in it that we have found.


Would this find be substantial in your professional opinion and do you know of any company or exploration company that would be interested in this find?


I look forward to hearing back from you.


Many thanks,


Christopher Wayne Oates



Here are some photos of the Epidote-Clinozosite (Calcium Aluminum Silicate Hydroxide)
rocks that we have found.

https://i.gyazo.com/03882ff093b82fd88591df7a2652e7c6.jpg (This photo is of gold that has fell out and also gold that is inside the Epidote-Clinozosite rock)












asked Sep 14, 2017 by flynoates (120 points)

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Reefs are tricky things. They are protected. Legal research would not be in our wheelhouse. And it is a legal thing. Interest would be high. I assume the gold was either transported by water into the reef or by ship. In either case still a legal thing as salvage laws are complicated. If there is a source like a river near this reef, the source could be inland. The pictures are great.
answered Sep 15, 2017 by Weasel (58,850 points)
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Hello Christopher.

Much of the Pilbara in Western Australia is home to Rio Tinto. If you have discovered possible gold deposits, may I suggest you contact them. They will have mining equipment close by and if it's a nice find, they might be interested.
answered Oct 9, 2017 by JWinter (300 points)