Salmon River

Materials: Garnet
GPS: Ruby Rapids: 45.40390, -116.19555
Island Bar: 45.41664, -116.25825
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Tools: You could just do the surface collecting in a bucket like I did here but you could also concentrate your material some before leaving with a gold pan and screens.
Vehicle: Any
Date Visited: May 2021
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December 2021 Update: I added some photos of these garnets taken under the microscope.

These garnets look quite nice after seeing them under the microscope.

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