Category Archives: panning

Dry creeks.


Gold is still in the same places it has always been, running water or not. You need to go through the same steps to collect the gravel and you will still need some water to wash the gold loose. From … Continue reading

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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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One Ounce of Gold.


It has taken five years, a lot of digging, a lot of traveling, and a lot of time. But I’ve got there…. finally. The great “Troy Ounce”. If I can add a little more to make up for the impurities…. … 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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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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Where to Gold Pan? ( North )


There are a few locations around Brisbane to try gold panning. All require a road trip of at least three hours travel time. These spots are designated fossicking areas or allow fossicking as an activity, on their properties. First I’ll … Continue reading

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