collapse

Author Topic: Location of the Month  (Read 4751 times)

Wwoofa

  • Global Moderator
  • ALF'er VIP
  • *****
  • Posts: 2512
    • View Profile
    • Wwoofa
    • Email
Location of the Month
« on: September 03, 2015, 12:05:29 PM »
Hi ALFers,
Welcome to a new section of the forum ... "Location of the Month".

Just like "Gem of the Month", I'll add some info about a fossicking location each month and then everyone can add their own personal experiences, extra info & pictures etc.

A lot of great info about locations was posted when ALF first started but some of it is now out of date and missing pictures etc so I thought this was a good way to get everything updated.

As with "Gem of the Month", I'll add a poll where you can vote for the location you'd like to be covered next.

I'm going to pick three locations to start with ... one for July, August & September and then I'll pick the following month's location based on the voting.

I hope everyone finds this useful.
Regards, Paul :)
« Last Edit: September 03, 2015, 01:42:35 PM by Aussie Sapphire »

Findem

  • ALF'er VIP
  • *
  • Posts: 1015
    • View Profile
    • Blog
    • Email
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2015, 03:37:49 PM »
Sounds good, Paul.
Incidentally, Sue and I have just come back from 5 weeks in New Zealand which is why I appear to have vanished. I'll get back to doing more blog material on New England minerals as soon as possible.
Does anyone know why my blog on Elsmore Hill picked up 10 times as many views as any other while we were away?

Gemster

  • ALF'er VIP
  • *
  • Posts: 730
    • View Profile
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2015, 04:47:37 PM »
Hey Findem glad you came home  ;D   Maybe everyone is keen to know what will happen now that the lease on the area has been handed back??? I know I am  ???

   Gemster  beers
I swing a 12-pound hammer,smash gibbers by the ton
I used to think it convict work,but now i think it's FUN

Jimnyjerry

  • Global Moderator
  • ALF'er VIP
  • *****
  • Posts: 2520
  • balts pingvins
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2015, 05:22:49 PM »
Hey Findem glad you came home  ;D   Maybe everyone is keen to know what will happen now that the lease on the area has been handed back??? I know I am  ???

   Gemster  beers
Ditto
 
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.

Crystaliz

  • ALF'er Platinum
  • *
  • Posts: 310
    • View Profile
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2015, 08:14:46 PM »
Great idea

MALACHI

  • ALF'er VIP
  • *
  • Posts: 704
  • Live long and prospect
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2015, 08:23:56 AM »
I like this too, should be a great topic of interest. I will be looking forward to reading the posts.  :)

Malachi  beers

Lord_Thunda

  • Global Moderator
  • ALF'er VIP
  • *****
  • Posts: 914
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2015, 04:26:35 PM »
Could I suggest the Fluorite Mine for this month seeming as we will be visiting it next month? It will give people (myself included) the history behind it & what can be found there. I can update on what was found after we visit it apart from my usual Gemfest "blog" on here.

Findem

  • ALF'er VIP
  • *
  • Posts: 1015
    • View Profile
    • Blog
    • Email
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2015, 05:29:48 PM »
Would it be helpful if I did my next blog on the fluorite mine?

Gemster

  • ALF'er VIP
  • *
  • Posts: 730
    • View Profile
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2015, 08:58:33 PM »
Yes please   :D :D
I swing a 12-pound hammer,smash gibbers by the ton
I used to think it convict work,but now i think it's FUN

Wwoofa

  • Global Moderator
  • ALF'er VIP
  • *****
  • Posts: 2512
    • View Profile
    • Wwoofa
    • Email
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2015, 10:04:33 AM »
The thing to consider here is whether we post about locations on private property??
I have generally avoided doing so in the past.
« Last Edit: September 05, 2015, 11:20:16 AM by Wwoofa »

Jimnyjerry

  • Global Moderator
  • ALF'er VIP
  • *****
  • Posts: 2520
  • balts pingvins
    • View Profile
    • Email
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2015, 11:57:15 AM »
The thing to consider here is whether we post about locations on private property??
I have generally avoided doing so in the past.

I would say no to posting them unless they are paid digs.
 
It just takes one person doing the wrong thing to get access closed for everyone.
 
 
I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.

Gemster

  • ALF'er VIP
  • *
  • Posts: 730
    • View Profile
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2015, 06:18:35 PM »
x2   8)
I swing a 12-pound hammer,smash gibbers by the ton
I used to think it convict work,but now i think it's FUN

Jamo

  • ALF'er VIP
  • *
  • Posts: 1696
  • Gippsland Rocks!
    • View Profile
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2015, 07:03:21 PM »
Agree with Jerry  8)
Baaa humbug, not enough fossicking time!

Lapis Lupinus

  • ALF'er Platinum
  • *
  • Posts: 494
    • View Profile
Re: Location of the Month
« Reply #13 on: September 05, 2015, 07:10:43 PM »
Ditto

Tags:
 

* Sponsor

HTML Online Editor Sample

ALF is hosted by Aussie Sapphire as a free service to the Lapidary community.

Visit our website here
Phone 1800 50 21 40
Or find us on Facebook

Recent Activities

Trying to locate a pendulum trim saw. by Jimnyjerry
[September 22, 2019, 08:38:26 AM]


Can anyone id this facet head? by Jimnyjerry
[September 18, 2019, 09:11:12 AM]


AFG 2020 Faceting competition by FlashGP
[September 17, 2019, 07:43:30 PM]


Buying a saw: comparison videos by Ghost
[September 13, 2019, 07:22:35 AM]


MB concave build by FlashGP
[September 12, 2019, 05:43:07 PM]


Places to find radioactive rocks? by FlashGP
[September 11, 2019, 08:17:17 PM]


Wee Jasper by Sandbagger
[September 05, 2019, 09:54:39 PM]


Drabsch Faceting machine, help required. by Rusted
[September 02, 2019, 04:26:15 PM]


Problem with 6" Expander Wheel by Bucket
[September 02, 2019, 02:50:18 PM]


Sapphires??? by Rivarat
[September 01, 2019, 05:29:59 PM]


Tin or silver along Strathbogie Rd? by MissyP
[August 30, 2019, 09:30:20 PM]


facet cutting speed by Bucket
[August 28, 2019, 08:35:31 PM]

* Calendar

September 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 [23] 24 25 26 27 28
29 30

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 69
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.

* Find us on Facebook

* Forum Stats

  • stats Total Members: 4109
  • stats Total Posts: 54919
  • stats Total Topics: 5861
  • stats Total Categories: 6
  • stats Total Boards: 27
  • stats Most Online: 224