Tag Archives: Kilkivan Queensland

Weekend Gold.


Last weekend broke a gold drought for me. Things had been quiet for a while, whether it has been the heat, or just lack of effort on my behalf. The last six months or so, had produced little in the … Continue reading

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Rainy Kilkivan Trip.


This weekend I travelled to Kilkivan, braving the weather, secretly hoping it wasn’t going to rain as much as was predicted. No such luck. It wasn’t like anybody was looking for a lifeboat, but it was wet and miserable. I arrived … Continue reading

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Gold-in-a-Rush


It’s been a struggle to get time off for a trip, between work, and the daughters new job (ie. Dad’s Taxi Service.) So, some quick Emails and phone calls, a rough plan was put into action. Eight probables for the weekend. … Continue reading

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Sluicing Gold


Last weekend I met up with Paul, a fellow gold fossicker. I’d arranged to show him a spot on the creek I’d been working. We met at the caravan park, and headed off to the creek. After showing Paul where … Continue reading

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Kilkivan Camp Ground Update


Heavy rain last weekend washed the causeway out in the middle of the camp grounds. Reconstruction is proceeding slowly.  But on the bright side all the creeks are flowing, everything is green.  The moon is full, and that brought out … Continue reading

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Weekend with my daughter. Part I.


Getting away with your children is no easy matter these days, what with their busy lifestyles and all. Ah… no such problems here. What is important, is to uncomplicate your life(read as if “I don’t have a life”.) Once you have done … Continue reading

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About 8 oz.


Some photo’s from “The Prophet Mine”at Kilkivan, Queensland.     The large nugget in the middle of the pan, goes 2 ounces, the one above, over 1.5 ounces. The two pieces below the big nugget, make up the third nugget … Continue reading

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