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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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Sun Set Over The Bay.


Tuesday afternoon, looking over Deception Bay, towards The Glass House Mountains. Another beautiful winters day in Australia, 28 degrees celsius. I’m not looking forward to summer.

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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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Weekend Break.


I met up with a group of people on Friday, some friends, some members of the prospecting club, others I hadn’t met before. Our group at the camp ground numbered twelve, with another only staying for Saturday. One of the … Continue reading

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Running the Sluice.


On the weekend a group of prospectors, worked a creek, was gold found. Of course. Was much said about it later… strangely no. All hush, hush. Big finds, keep everybody quite. Don’t want to come back, and find someone else … Continue reading

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