Jun 16, 2014Beaut 138.8 gram Gold Nugget. A customer from BendigoGold recently showed us a beaut 138.8 gram gold nugget. It was discovered in South Gippsland Victoria at the start of February. Found in an old workings area the prospector shovelled dirt into a gold pan first and then detected it with a Minelab GPX metal detector.
Lloyd, Brian (2006) Gold in the North east a History of Mining for Gold in the Old Beechworth Mining District of Victoria, Histec Publications, (ISBN13 9780975086858). Tiddle de Addle de Reef (Old Tiddledee Reef) Lloyd, Brian (2006) Gold in the North east A History of Mining for Gold in the Old Beechworth Mining District of Victoria.
The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s.It led to a period of extreme prosperity for the Australian colony, and an influx of population growth and financial capital for Melbourne, which was dubbed "Marvellous Melbourne" as a result of the procurement of wealth.
In the 1990s Gippsland was defined for purpose of economic geography as comprising the local government areas of Bass Coast, Baw Baw, South Gippsland, Latrobe, Wellington and East Gippsland. Neither version is entirely satisfactory for the true Gippsland. The counties stop short near Warragul, leaving out most of what is termed West Gippsland.
The Quartz reefs, referred to in a former report as having being found there, have not yet been opened up but there is every reason to hope that the prophecy of the Govt. Geologist would be fulfilled, that a large and payable gold field would be discovered near this spot. 1 November 1864 Russell's Creek,
Jan 21, 2018TL;DR version I like gold, dont know what Im doing, hello. I live in East Gippsland, Victoria. Caught the gold bug when I was a kid but only recently got serious about prospecting as a hobby, and Im having a lot of fun. I enjoy 4WDing, bushwalking, history, maps, archaeology and puzzles. Oh and gold of course.
The history of gold in Australia is rich with diversity and intrigue. Recent surveys in Victoria revealed that there is about AUD$500,000,000,000 worth of gold still to be recovered. The vast majority is not commercially recoverable. The map below is indicative of the great gold reserves which abound in Australia.
Steeped in Gold Victoria's Eastern Region. The Gippsland gold towns never grew into large provincial cities like Bendigo or Ballarat, but solidly established centres like Bairnsdale and Sale were built on gold and the demands it set in train. Between 1854 and 1857 Gippslands population almost doubled to a total close to four thousand,
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Bullumwaal, sometimes spelt Bulumwaal, is located along Boggy Creek, 29 km north of Bairnsdale in East Gippsland. Gold was found in Boggy Creek in 1857. There were soon 1000 people living there but the rush was shortlived. The discovery of reefs in the mid 1860s led to the establishment of a
Twenty years ago, I visited the Combienbar, when writing a series of articles to illustrate the trials of pioneers of East Gippsland through lack of good roads, and stayed a night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stagg, whose son, Mr. Noel Stagg, and Mr. Conrad Olsen recently discovered a rich gold reef in Errinundra Creek, four miles north of Combienbarr.
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By Chris Ralph Sometimes I get asked, What should I look for when metal detecting that will tell me there is gold present in the ground? I always respond that I wish there was a simple, easy answer. The problem is that gold occurs in many types of deposits, and what indicators work great for one type of deposit dont always work well for another.
Eastern Victoria possesses some of the State's richest and intriguing gold heritage. From Melbourne, the western part of the Gippsland goldfields are an easy two hour drive along the Princes Freeway. Although much of Gippsland's remaining gold heritage can be seen in easily accessible locations, many of the more remote township sites and mine locations are tenaciously hidden away in the rugged high
May 17, 2019Goldfields places. The Victorian government has published a number of excellent online archaeological histories of gold mining sites across Victoria, and histories of mining plots in Gippsland, North East, North West and South West Victoria. The book A contribution to the bibliography of the economic geology of Victoria to the end of 1903
Aug 15, 2011The area was settled in the 1880s and 1890s, after the discovery of gold in the area. Baw Baw National Park was declared in April 1979. On 7 November 2008 the park was added to the Australian National Heritage List as one of eleven areas constituting the Australian Alps National Parks and Reserves.
Rocks very similar to the sandstones and slates which host the central Victorian gold deposits occur in many goldfields (e.g. Meguma, Canada) and hard rock masses of gold larger than any reported in Victoria have been found in reefs in New South Wales (e.g. Holtermann Nugget, Hill End
Gippsland. This port and the nearby township of Tarraville became essential to the growth of Gippsland. When gold was discovered in Walhalla and Omeo, Port Albert became the busiest port in Victoria. Miners and supplies arrived by the same ships that were used to take the gold back to Melbourne.