Thursday, February 23, 2012

Re: [Geology2] lead

On 2/22/2012 7:49 PM, td.bakerjr wrote:

is it possible for lead to be deposited in sand rock? if so how do i find it, it is supposed be in the bedrock of my creek. My great uncle said he walked the creek bed with his dad and pried out lead when he was a kid. that would have been around 1920 or so.

Native lead is supposed to sometime occur in placer deposits, but it is pretty rare. The metal oxidizes in air.



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