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on behalf of ALF I wish to apologise about the inappropriate posts made by a user who originated from overseas I would like to thank steveo for reporting the posts and bringing them to my attention all of the postings wore about porn and wore removed at 6am today however they wore posted between 2 and 4am earlier  35 posts in total wore removed and user removed too.

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How to post Pictures & other FAQ / photo bucket hosting links gone
« on: September 27, 2017, 08:11:17 AM »
hi I thought I would let you all know that if you had linked photos from your photo bucket account to the forum the links are now broken and won't show those pictures anymore. I myself had to remove some of my missing links witch is a shame because the hosting service now wants people to pay for hosting images instead of being a free hosting service. and have cut most photo links just in case you we're wondering why.   

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Trip Talk / my story in the gold gem mag
« on: September 07, 2015, 06:55:58 PM »
 :D

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hi all im just wondering has anyone tried to find crystal deposits in or around mount disappointment forest Victoria ? lot of ground to cover and im interested to know if anyone has found any crystals up that way I all ready know of crystal king and other deposits but im interested to know about mount disappointment any geos out there that could help with the right type of granite that you normally find crystals in ? I know they are found in pegmatite's but interested in what sort of grain size/granite mount disappointment is made of.   

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Trip Talk / flinders island flying over for topaz
« on: April 29, 2015, 02:56:26 PM »
hi all its been a while anyway heres my latest adventure we flew from vic to flinders island about 1 hour then got into a mini bus with 8 other people from diffret gem clubs of vic and went on our way to kilerkrankie bay where we stayed 5 days in a holiday house with fantastic views of mount kilerkrankie and the bay on the way there we pasted some old tin mines that now have been well over grown. the secound day we all got up at about 6am then at 7am low tide we walked about 3km to the fossicking area everyone but me just dug small pot holes but i dug a hole 2m long by 1m wide by half a meter deep for topaz its such a beautiful place well worth a visit anyway the 3rd day i contuned digging where i was and found some nice topaz to keep me digging at the same spot untill we had to leave on the 5th day all up i found 154 grams of topaz some good cutters in there too verry happy with the finds the weather was perfect it only turned shitty on our last day when we wore catching the plane back home a bit bummpy on the way back but appart from that it was great some of us dident find much topaz or had back proplems so becase i had enough to share i let the 7 people who wore staying with me in the holiday house pick a topaz bit out of my finds so everyone picked out the topaz they wanted they wore happy and so was i becase i had found enough to share with the people that hardly found anything the oldst on the trip was in his 80s and the youngest besides me was in his 50s

any way heres the pics

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General Discussion / attention all members
« on: February 14, 2015, 09:20:41 PM »
hi all please report spam or unwanted topics like hands bags we are getting a lot of it on the forum lately and I and the rest of admin would appreciate it a lot if members reported this kind of spam

thank you the rock hunter :)

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General Discussion / working on a new book on old mines/history
« on: February 08, 2015, 04:06:35 PM »
hi all its been a while im currently working on a 300 page book on old gold mines and history of them the book will have images of the 200 or more mines im going to visit as well as rough mine map workings hut sites battery stamp rock crushing sites and a bit of history of each one I visit. sorry ive been away from this great site for so long been meaning to get back on soon ish and post some of my finds and catch up with some fossickers soon but just been flat out trying to get this book done im only about half way done   beers



simeon hunt   :D

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Trip Talk / fossil fossicking/mineral day
« on: September 23, 2014, 06:07:13 PM »
meet at Anderson's camping area Clonbinane on the 25th of October at
 10:30am onwards you may camp here till Sunday or when ever you like if you wish it has toilets and is next to a creek and quite peaceful. we will be looking for shell fossils crinoids trilobites and other weird and wonderful fossils. as well as some mineral specimens kind of a dyke type material very nice when cabbed or polished things to bring along a hammer a bolster/ chisel a strong bag pm me if you have any questions or if you want a detailed map

http://www.exploreaustralia.net.au/Victoria/Yarra-and-Dandenongs/Mount-Disappointment-State-Forest/Andersons-Garden-camping-area

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Trip Talk / i need to get out and find some gems whos with me ?
« on: July 24, 2014, 02:55:19 PM »
anyone want to come out with me in vic finding smokeys or fossils or chert or jasper or sapphires topaz anything really just want to get out and find gems sick of finding gold all the time need to get back on the gems pm me if your interested in going out gem hunting
  beers

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Trip Talk / mooralla field trip vic 24th of may
« on: April 22, 2014, 05:15:52 PM »
if you wish to camp bring a shovel pick crow bar rope buckets windlass if you have one if not camping and just looking use a stick to go throgh the gem heaps and you will find some just looking we will be camping a week or so nearest shop is about 45km away meeting place will be on the corner of east west road and hallams road at 11:00am will wait 10mins for anyone comeing late any questions message me  beers  ;D

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General Discussion / fostervile gold mine vic
« on: November 11, 2013, 05:24:36 PM »
hi all heres some images of the fostervile gold mine relax there my own images incase you might of thorght where did he seal them from :)


one day im gunna get one of these























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For Sale or Swap / fossils for sale
« on: September 18, 2013, 03:26:13 PM »
hi all im selling some of my self colected fossils there mainly sea shells but some times you get the odd Crinoid fossils aswell theres about 30 sea fossils in one rock as big as your hand prices are on the peaces in the pick plus postage costs or $100 for the lot if you would like a more detailed image of the ones that you would like to buy pleaze pm me and ill send you a detaild close up thanks  beers


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Trip Talk / sorry all i haven't been on that much
« on: August 08, 2013, 04:54:53 PM »
with work comeing up and lots of studdying hardly get on here any more  :( or post lots of my gems?finds eather like i used too post allmost 10 images in 1 day :o but so much other crap is in the way  :'( but i guess whe i retire ill be on here 24 7 lol but thats a long long time away  ::)

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Gemstone Discussions / my new youtube videos
« on: August 08, 2013, 04:47:55 PM »
 :D ;D 8) beers :P http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLLIZUoMN0pzo0yTlyfZplQ

this is where ill have my gem videos mineing videos prospecting videos etc etc etc  beers 8) :D ;D

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For Sale or Swap / my gold for sale price reduced now sold
« on: March 27, 2013, 03:45:26 PM »
17.09 grams of gold for sale see picks bellow price $750 pm me if interested allso can post but prefer not too. you can pick up or i could drop off depending on where you live in vic i can drop it off allso posting  by mail  available

 would like to sell the whole lot in the bottle most are sub gramers



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