Where can I find gold in Wedderburn?

Where can I find gold in Wedderburn?


  • Inglewood State Forest.
  • Kingower State Forest.
  • Glenalbyn State Forest.
  • Sunday Morning Hills State Forest.
  • Mt Korong Nature Conservation Reserve.
  • Kooyoora State Park (designated areas only, see Parks Victoria’s gold prospecting map for Kooyoora State Park)

Where are gold nuggets in Victoria?

Here are the best places for gold prospecting in Victoria.

  • Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park.
  • Chiltern-Mount Pilot National Park.
  • Greater Bendigo National Park & Bendigo Regional Park.
  • Heathcote-Graytown National Park.
  • Kara Kara National Park.
  • Kooyoora State Park.
  • Paddys Ranges State Park.

Where is gold in Gippsland?

Bullumwaal, sometimes spelt Bulumwaal, is located along Boggy Creek, 29 km north of Bairnsdale in East Gippsland. Gold was found in Boggy Creek in 1857.

Is there gold in Kyneton?

Coarse alluvial gold from Kyneton.

Is gold still found in Gympie?

In 1867 a discovery of alluvial gold in a gully near the Mary River began the first major gold rush in Queensland and resulted in the establishment of the mining town of Gympie. Today visitors to the region can still visit and try their luck in the gold-bearing gully in the town at the Deep Creek Fossicking Area.

Is there still gold in Walhalla?

They’re still mining for gold in Walhalla and there must be more still around, so why not give it a go? You can buy a gold pan at the Corner Store/Museum.

How do you tell if a rock has gold in it?

Rub the rock along the streak plate for an inch or two and look at the color of the streak. If it leaves a really nice yellow-gold streak then you’re in business – you’ve likely found real gold!

Is there gold in South Gippsland?

Although much of Gippsland’s remaining gold heritage can be seen in easily accessible locations, many of the more remote township sites and mine locations are tenaciously hidden away in the rugged high country.

Why is Victoria gold?

Gold in volcanic-hosted massive sulphide (VHMS) deposits Elevated gold occurs in some of the few known VHMS deposits in Victoria. The best-known examples are the Currawong copper zinc deposit (9.5 million tonnes of ore) in the Omeo Zone and the Mount Ararat copper deposit (1 million tonnes of ore) in the Stawell Zone.

Why is there more gold in Australia?

In Australia this concentration of gold took place in the Earth hundreds of millions of years ago in the eastern states, and thousands of millions of years ago in Western Australia. As well as gold, the fluids can carry other dissolved minerals, such as quartz. This is why gold is often found with quartz.

Where are gold nuggets in Qld?

Fossicking in Queensland

  • Chinchilla petrified wood localities.
  • Thanes Creek fossicking area.
  • Deep Creek fossicking area.
  • Talgai State Forest fossicking area.
  • Swipers Gully topaz locality (closed until further notice)
  • Durikai State Forest fossicking area.

Can you find gold in Wedderburn?

Find Gold in Wedderburn Gold detecting, a great way to see a bit of the outback and give yourself the chance to get rich quick. It’s a great fun way to be in the great outdoors, maybe you won’t get rich quick, but certainly with perseverance, you can eek a living, given the commitment required. There’s gold in them there hills.

Where can I find fossicking land in Wedderburn?

This detailed map of the Wedderburn area in VIC shows Crown land available for fossicking Free Pickup from Miners Den Bendigo – 109 Watson Street, White Hills Vic 3550.

How to find the best gold nugget producing areas in Victoria?

A great layout makes getting to best the Gold Nugget producing areas easy, major & minor roads as well as many bush tracks will have you finding many more nuggets sooner This detailed map of the Wedderburn area in VIC shows Crown land available for fossicking showing: