Category Archives: panning

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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Heading Out.


Last weekend end, I got an invite to head out with a friend for a dig. Destination….SECRET. Well, until we find some gold. I had to suffer through being in scenery like this. Right, I know. How do I put … Continue reading

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Thanes Creek Trip.


Just back from Thanes Creek, south-west Queensland. Tried prospecting in different locations looking for gold, without any success. Can’t find gold all the time. I did get some good photo’s….. It rained several time over the weekend, but the rain … Continue reading

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7 MIle Diggings.


My first trip of the year, fossicking. It’s early summer and hot, hot like a heatwave. I met up with my friend Kevin at his house in the Bunya Mountains. I’m keeping the exact location secret, because there is a … Continue reading

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