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MrSydney

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« Reply #45 on: October 13, 2018, 05:15:57 PM »
Buy bags of wash!!   :-o

When was the last time you bought a bag of wash Gemster!!?? :-D

As it happens just had a few days at 3 waters with the kids and another family.  Found a few nice sapphires in the creek, did a spin up to the old emerald mine at Torrington (only had about 20 minutes before major storm rolled in), and a wander over to Elsmore.  So feeling a lot better now!!

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« Reply #46 on: October 13, 2018, 07:02:31 PM »
 Mr Sydney. Is access to the old Torrington emerald mine on public land or does permission need to be sort before entering it and if so who do you contact. Just asking, will save me a search.
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« Reply #47 on: October 13, 2018, 09:30:26 PM »
Hi Malachi,


Its on public land aka State Forest land which you can fossick on. You can be lucky sometimes & find small bits of beryl but they are few & far between.

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« Reply #48 on: October 14, 2018, 09:13:09 AM »
Hi & thanks for the feedback Lord Thunda.   :)  I'll keep an eye out for next years Gemkana posts, with some luck I'll drag myself up there.
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« Reply #49 on: October 14, 2018, 11:13:26 AM »
Hi Malachi,

We got lots of little pieces but by digging some dirt in a particular spot to take away and then put it through our sieves.  I did this the time before and was surprised by how many pieces we got so did it again.  Surface is specked over very regularly!

Having said that everything found was only small pieces not cuttable as all broken when the area was graded out.  But more than enough for the kids and our friends and their kids to be very happy!

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« Reply #50 on: October 14, 2018, 03:38:50 PM »
Scratching around and finding anything is more than enough me. Thanks Mr Sydney! :)
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« Reply #51 on: October 16, 2018, 02:53:12 PM »
Buy bags of wash!!   :-o

When was the last time you bought a bag of wash Gemster!!?? :-D


Lol... Not any more after finding Everything from Tigers-eye to lapis in them... Lol...

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« Reply #52 on: October 16, 2018, 05:23:49 PM »
LOL!

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« Reply #53 on: November 25, 2018, 11:11:26 PM »
1st Field Trip ! PRETTY VALLEY !![/size]This spot hasnt been used for over 4 years & gives fossickers a great opportunity to find sapphires, topaz, zircons & smoky quartz. Even gold has been found here! Numbers will be limited to 35 ONLY. Details will follow as to where those interested can book trips / dinners using direct debit. The other field trips will be posted soon so keep an eye on this page & tell your friends.


For more info go to the FB page ...
https://www.facebook.com/Gemorama/[/size]

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« Reply #54 on: January 28, 2019, 11:13:18 PM »
MYSTERY TRIP #1[/size]This location has been mined but never fossicked. The owner wanted its exact location hidden hence "Mystery Trip". There are 3 locations here where numerous minerals can be found. Copper, azurite, quartz, tin, silver, lead, zinc, fluorite, galena, chalcopyrite, sphalerite, etc. Due to the terrain it will be STRICTLY 4WD ONLY. For those wishing to go fishing, there are numerous holes on the river where Murray Cod, Yellowbelly, Silver Perch, Golden Perch, Redfin & Catfish. can be caught & released.[/color]

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« Reply #55 on: January 28, 2019, 11:15:20 PM »
TRIP INFORMATION!![/size]All trips will leave from my property at 9.30 am each day. Tickets will be on sale from 8 am. $20 / person of which $5 to landowners, $10 to insurance & $5 to charity. Dinners will be put on again this year. $10 each - Irish Stew Sat & Curried Prawns & rice Sunday. Homemade Pumpkin soup $1 / cup. Self contained camping is available on site @ $10 / site / night. Traders / tailgaters $50 for 3 days with FREE camping. Meals as per above. As it will be in June, I will have fire pits & plenty of wood.
Banking details will be provided once the 3rd Field Trip is confirmed for bookings. I have opened up an account strictly for Gemorama so numbers can be confirmed prior to the event.
As mentioned in an earlier post, ALL profits will go to Wounded Heroes & Burrumbuttock Hay Runners.
Any companies wanting to sponsor please get in touch so more money can go to charity & to help pay for a band from Sydney.
Dont forget to "LIKE" the FB Gemorama page so you dont miss out on any news.
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« Reply #56 on: January 29, 2019, 07:10:03 AM »
Queens birthday weekend. So presume the dates for 2019 are 8th, 9th and 10th of June.
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I try to take one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.

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« Reply #57 on: January 29, 2019, 05:36:55 PM »
Yes mate ;)

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« Reply #58 on: February 19, 2019, 06:44:19 PM »

Fliers are in the process of being printed in time for Minerama [size=0px];)[/size] You will notice the Sunday Trip is listed as a "Mystery Trip" as I will be checking out a couple of sites this weekend for viability but wanted to get the fliers printed.






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