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 Post subject: Nice find at an old mine site but what is it
PostPosted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 5:44 pm 
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Found this at an old mine site with my metal detector not sure what it is. I'm thinking its a pin that sits in a whim stone.
Any suggestions on what it could be?


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 Post subject: Re: Nice find at an old mine site but what is it
PostPosted: Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:55 pm 
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It possibly could be a mill stone (rolling stone) for an Arastra.
Would depend on its location, surroundings and what sort of mining?

Chris
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 Post subject: Re: Nice find at an old mine site but what is it
PostPosted: Tue Jul 08, 2014 4:22 am 
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I found it at an iron mine i didnt find a whim stone there i just posted the stone to give a idea on what the pin could be used for.


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