Tag Archives: Queensland

Gympie GPA.


  I’ve been digging at the Gympie GPA for a few months now. Getting away on weekends or rainy days, when work has been cancelled. There has been more than enough colour in my river sluice, to keep it very … 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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Golden Escape In Queensland.


A quick two day break….. A lot of buckets of gravel….. A couple of blisters…. Made some new friends….. Found some colour….. The chunky pieces are 0.2 grams each. Maybe the blue stone is a sapphire, maybe not. Plenty of … 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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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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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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