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Ash88

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Finding rocks/gems in Whyalla south australia
« on: December 26, 2020, 02:28:31 PM »
Total newbies here. Our son got a rock tumbler for Christmas and we are wondering if anyone on here knows where and what kind of rocks we may be able to find around Whyalla in south Australia any help would be greatly appreciated

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Re: Finding rocks/gems in Whyalla south australia
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2020, 01:52:30 PM »
I would check out myall and cockatoo creeks (towards Pt Augusta) and take a sieve with you. I have found small agates (pebble size) in myall creek which tumbled very nice. Keep in mind tumbling rocks is a slow process which will take many weeks.
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Re: Finding rocks/gems in Whyalla south australia
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2021, 10:41:16 PM »
You may get agates on Iron Knob rd pandana station? many things around Kimba also jade on back roads

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