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Posted : Thursday, 10 March 2016 2:41:30 PM(UTC)

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I shall now attach a strong magnet(rare earth Neodymium) to the end of my Mattock, to quicky extract & find iron items/junk.
Sure is easier than rummaging around in a hole getting the pointer dirty.

Edit: I've since discovered they are called Magnet Canes, some people use them to collect meteorites - some of which are of similar value to gold.

Edited by user Thursday, 10 March 2016 5:56:45 PM(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

Treasure/coins: $1
Other artifacts: 1888 button
Lead: 914g
Copper: 46