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Valuable stone pinched from NSW museum
« on: November 07, 2021, 05:15:41 PM »
A stone valued at $100,000 has been stolen from a small museum in northern NSW.

An unknown number of people entered the museum in Tingha at about 1am on Saturday, police have been told.

The intruders then stole the stone which is estimated to weigh around 80 kilograms.

The rock is described as being a dark brown smoky quartz grass stone.

A crime scene has been established and police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

PLEASE keep a look out for info.


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Re: Valuable stone pinched from NSW museum
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2021, 05:26:56 PM »
Remember seeing that stone in the old Chinese store in Tingha.  Hope they catch the sods that stole it.
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Re: Valuable stone pinched from NSW museum
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2021, 01:14:32 PM »
ditto, Jimmyjerry.

Always dreamed of digging up a big crystal in the area. Did plenty of digging.

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Re: Valuable stone pinched from NSW museum
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2021, 12:35:29 PM »
Yes - I remember seeing it and just thinking how awesome it would be to find that!

Very sad!

Quite distinctive in it's size etc so hopefully they catch them!!

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Re: Valuable stone pinched from NSW museum
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2021, 06:03:37 AM »
Hi Guys,

Been to Tingha a number of times and saw this in the window of Wing Hing Long & Co opposite the Tingha Hotel, at the time I thought what a stupid place to put a crystal that size, it's an easy smash and grab.

Cheers Ranger Itchy beers

PS I was going to attach a photo of Wing Hing Low & Co but couldn't see how to do it!
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Re: Valuable stone pinched from NSW museum
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2022, 01:00:57 AM »
I hope they find the scumbags who did this


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