Tag Archives: Mining

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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Weekend Dig.


Just been away for the weekend. Travelled to Durikai Forest area for a dig, with a friend. We left early on Saturday morning, travelling  three hours to our location, west of Warwick. Booking into the camp ground, we headed to … Continue reading

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Weekends, make what you can out of them…


The weekend just gone, I attempted to fund raise for a worthy cause. Organizing a group of prospectors to dig for gold and donate the findings of one day to the cause, which was a young woman with a very rare … 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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Lost Gold Mine-Kilkivan Gold Field.


This weekend I travelled to the Kilkivan Gold field again, the area produces, no need to go anywhere else. After a couple of good days sluicing dirt in the creek, I was finding it hard to get motivated, to get … Continue reading

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Queensland Gold.


As I went to work on Thursday, it was with a sense of anticipation, as I had been arranging a prospecting trip with club members. Since I’ve become active in the club, I’ve met so many nice people, it’s just ridiculous. Finishing work … 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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