Category Archives: goldmining

Bunya Mountains.


Another weekend over, another great trip under the belt. I’ve been to the deer farm, in the Bunya Mountains. What a beautiful spot. The weather was clear, with a sneaky westerly, to make Saturday night cold. The fire was raging, … Continue reading

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Quick Post…


Just a quick post to let you know how it’s going. Look at the ripples on that water flow. There is plenty of disturbance in the water flowing through the sluice, letting the gold catch behind the riffles. The water … Continue reading

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End of year.


Hi. This has been a great year fossicking for gold. I’ve met lots of nice people, made more friends. Got back in touch with others I haven’t seen in ages. It’s just been productive and healthy….. go 2016.   I … Continue reading

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Clay Pipe Factory.


Had a great day in what will now be known as “The Clay Pipe Factory”. Another piece of “Cutty Pipe”, coming out of the same dig site. I think I’m digging a trench, that has been worked by the old … Continue reading

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Platypus and gold.


I’ve just returned from a day trip digging gold. Got a few small pieces of gold, but most interesting was the Platypus, that tried to sneak pasted me when I wasn’t watching. The Platypus was having a hard time getting … Continue reading

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Finds while digging.


I do quite often come across unusual things while digging for that yellow stuff. Australia Day had me sweating like crazy, hot and humid. I set up the river sluice and went to dig some of the cobble layer that … Continue reading

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Gympie Public Fossicking Area.


I’ve been giving this place a good run over the last three weekends.¬†You can not just wash a pan full of dirt, and expect to find a pan full of gold. Like every thing in life it’s a struggle. Effort … Continue reading

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