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Broken Hill NSW. Minerals.

Broken Hills is in NSW.

Finding out information about the Minerals that are from Broken Hill only, was not easy.

I purchased a container of stones for my collection, I should have read it better. the outback, it was stones from all over Australia. Very poor quality.

The collection did say minerals of Broken Hill & Outback Australia.

Collection of stones I paid $40 at Broken Hill

Not very happy with this collection of stones. The green rock has been painted, it supposed to be Malachite, I think.

The orange is small bits of calcite stuck together with glue, purple stone is Amethyst, crystal colored and stuck together. They are not real.

I come from Northwest Queensland where you can pick up a lot of different minerals all listed here. Calcite and Amethyst is not hard to find out this way.

Minerals from the Broken Hill area.

Azurite, Galena, Smoky Quartz, Biotite, Sphalerite, Zinc, Calcite, Pyrite, Amethyst, Selenite, Lepidolite, Rhodonite, Malachite, Atacamite, Mangano, Calcite, Mica, Garnet, Cerussite, Peacock Ore, Quartz, Bustamite.

The old mine shafts,

You can go for a drive and see the old mine operations; it is only one street over from the main street of Broken Hill.

The houses in Broken Hill, are very close together, they have some good shops there also.

Fossicking.

We found this in a flyer.

Geology of the broken hill region.

Mineral Fossicking. Broken Hill.

Broken Hill is famous for a wide variety of dazzling minerals specimens.

Although most are museum-quality specimens are found underground, spectacular minerals can still be found on the surface, in outcrop and around old workings. Large red Garnet crystals, green-feldspar pegmatite, brassy yellow pyrite cubes and rhodonite (manganese silicate) are common. Base metal minerals are common. They include sulfides of zinc (e.g., sphalerite), copper (e.g., chalcopyrite). and lead (e.g., galena). and carbonates of zinc (smithsonite) copper (e.g., malachite and azurite) and lead (e.g., cerussite).

For more information on fossicking go to: www.resourcesandgeoscience.nsw.gov.au/miners-and-explorers/fossicking-in-nsw

We went to the main information center. To find out where we could go fossicking for minerals, gemstone in the area.

Would of love to be able to go fossicking while we were in Broken Hill, but it did not happen. That is why I bought the mineral collection from Broken Hill.

They could not tell us anything. Very disappointed with our results from there.

One good result was they sent use to Mining and Mineral Museum. It was not open when we first went, it is only open certain days of the week.

The minerals on display were giant’s beautiful specimens. One big Silver Nugget. Yes, it was worth going to see.

The rocks-stones are great to see in large forms.

Then I tried to buy silver, again that never happen, I ended up buying these.

A pure silver broken hill coin from the silver city mint.

linkhttps://silvercitymint.com.au/jewellery/silver-jewellery/about-our-silver

Broken Hill Silver coin.
Broken Hill Silver Pendant.

I tried to buy a silver nugget, but I had to settle with a coin and pendant.

Well I can say I have been to Broken Hill, not much there. It is yet another mining town.

The Caravan Park we stayed in was OK. We travel with our dogs; they are our fur babies. One thing Broken Hill Caravan Park had was grass.

Happy Fossicking, looking for gems.

Have a great day.

Wendy.

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Puppies. Schnoodle/Cavoodle Puppies Born 19/10/2021. Day 4.

Puppies. Schnoodle/Cavoodle Puppies Born 19/10/2021.

Fouth Day, Beautiful Pups.

Mother name is Chantelle, she is a Schnoodle. X between a Schnauzer and a poodle.

Fathers name is Buster. X between a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and a poodle.

 

Buster looking out the window while we are driving.

Our puppies are all putting on weight.

Weights on the 4th day .

I have numbered them one to six.

No 1 =330 g  Boy.

No 2 = 256g  Girl

No3 = 251g  Boy

No 4 = 234g  Girl

No 5  = 233  Girl.

No 6 = 203  Boy.

 

 

Chantelle got upset when I took her pups today.

Buster watched.

My dogs are Adorable, Intelligent Friendly, Loveable and more. All round beautiful dog that put smiles on your face.

They are very good Companion and protective dogs.

We sold all the pups.

 

 

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Pups will be Mirochiped and Vaccinated before they go to there forever home.

They leave for there Forever Homes a  week before Christmas.

Have a Great day.

All pups have been sold.

Wendy

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Gold Rush Queensland. Capeville-Hotel Owner. Ah Pan’s. My Relation.

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Ah Pan.

IN 1828 in Canton China George Ah Pan was born.

In 1886 he died in Capeville (Cape River) Qld Australia.

My Gran Mother father Phillip Ah Pan Was Born 14 April 1874 at Cape River North Qld. Died 29/11/1968 Pentland. North Qld.

His wife Alice Emery born 7 Nov 1883 at Newbrandsmith Durham, England.

married 27 April 1904 Charters Towers , died 12 February 1959 Charters Towers.

There children. William Harold Stewart Pan, Mary Alice Pan, Edward Phillip Pan, Grace Olive Pan, Irene Agnes Pan, Percival Herbert Pan, Hilda May Pan, Ernest Daniel Ah Pan and Albert James Ah Pan, total of nine Children.

Australia gold rush.

He came to Australia with his parents, they were sent to Australia for the gold rush.

 Chinese.

First came to Australia in large numbers during the gold rushes of the 1850s and 1860s; by 1881 there were more than 38,000 Chinese in Australia, mostly on the gold fields, and nearly all men seeking their fortune with an intention to return to China.

George was the only son. Married in 1856 to a Mary Ann Murphy born in 1838, in Leighbridge, Carlow, Ireland,.

Married in Victoria Melbourne. She died in Pentland in 1911.

After leaving Victoria he followed the gold rush , up to

Queensland, Charters Towers first, and then Cape River.

LIFE ON THE GOLDFIELDS – CAPE RIVER

The Cape in 1868 was a decidedly rough locality, there being fully two thousand five hundred men, representing many nationalities, and among them the scum of all the Southern Gold Fields… Gold was easily obtained and much more easily spent. Dreadful stuff, called whisky, rum and brandy, was sold in shilling drinks, and there was no need to wonder that many of the poor fellows, after the usual spree, became raving maniacs. Picture in your imagination a mob of two hundred or three hundred half drunk semi-madmen running amok with each other in the brutal fights which were a daily occurrence!

By Richard Daintree

Capeville Queensland.

 This scene was photographed by geologist Richard Daintree and comprises part of a collection of over 200 photographic prints, many overpainted to provide colour, taken in Queensland during the mid to late 19th century.

Cape River

Gold Rush Days in Queensland Capeville out side Charter Towers.

Ah Pan, I would love to find out more about this man. One of my long lost relations.

Ah Pan was a Chinese publican at Capeville in the late 1860’s

In the 1868 Ah Pan and A.C.Bailey had hotels at Capeville.

In 1879 there was two hotels, the Exchange and Rickardson’s and in Chinatown Ah Pan was still running his hotel.

In 1879 there was a revival and the town grew to four European hotels, Ah Pan’s and Ah Ching’s Chinese Hotels .

In 1883 Ah Pan held both the Capeville and the Royal Charter Hotels.

By 1887 there were four business only left, Ah Pan hotel, still remained in 1890.

Ah Pan died in 1886. his grave is still there, on the grave stone, one of his son is buried there too.

My Granmother and her husband, the little girl is my mother.

Please leave a comment to add to this story.

Have a great day.

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Gemstones-Gemhunting- North West Qld-Fossicking Areas.

NW Queensland Fossicking Area’s

Mount Isa and Cloncurry area’s.

Looking for gemstones.

Looking for gems, Gemhunting with other people is more interesting than going by your self. Plus it is much safer in groups.  There is so many place to go between Mt Isa and Cloncurry, area.

All Year round Fossicking.

In the hotter months of the year, you do not do much fossicking because the rocks are even very hot, having  a air conditioners in your cars, and having shade when you go fossicking,  make it a nice day out.

You have to start out very early in the morning. Out here it is day light at 6am and it is still day light after 7pm at night, in the summer months.

  When there is no rain.

Camping And Fossicking in cooler Months of the year.

I live in Mount Isa. North West Queensland. Only over the past 4 years have I been Interested in Fossicking for Gems- Stone. I am still a newbie. Lots more to learn.

Fossicking is all year hobby. When there is rain, no way do you go on a dirt road, you are asking for trouble.

The roads turn to mud very quickly, plus it a good idea to kept of wet dirt roads. Only destroys the dirt  roads, no one come along and fixes them.

North West Queensland Fossicking Area’s.

You have to have a Fossicking Licence, before you can go Gem hunting in Queensland. If you are looking for gems-stones-rocks-gold, you have to have a licence when doing it in Qld.

Out here you can explore the country side, bush,  if you have a 4 wheel drive and a good GPS.  So easy to get lost.

Get Permission.

Remember the land belongs to some one, so you could need permission to go on there land. Find out from the locals Lapidary Clubs. Or go to Government website to find out more..qld.gov.au

No Fossicking- Looking for Gemstones when it rains.

You are stupid if you go out exploring when it is wet. Raining.

We nearly  got caught, 3 times in 2016 June, July and October. We packed up quick, we could see the rain coming. We were lucky we did not get stuck in the mud. The clean up took a week to do. Every thing was wet. Not much fun.

Weather. No Phone.

In the North West we do not get very good weather reports, our report is possible showers that never happen. over phone coverage is gone 5 minutes out of town. That is why you show have a good GPS. Ours has bird eye view, so you can see the country side ahead of you. It tracks you where you go, and when you get out of the car, you put it in your pocket. No chance of getting lost that way.  If you have not got a GPS mark your trip, when you get out the car mark your track, use rocks, stack them on top of each other.

Take your own water.

Take your own water, most of the creeks beds are  dry. Not for drinking.

Water for drinking and washing your hands, must have. Take extra, as much as you can.

Out of Date Books.

There is a lot of books out there that are out of date. Pictures  Most  Placers  are not accessible in the wet.  our country is red/black mud. even a 4 wheel drive can not handle it most of the time. Going on roads after flooding only wrecks the roads for everyone else.   No one grades the roads we go on, if you check with your insurance company you will find even your car is not insured on these roads.

Want to go Fossicking.  Not Sure where to go.

If you want to go fossicking and you are not sure where to go, Ask your Question, I might be able to answer you. Most people out here are very friendly. Best idea is to go into the tourist shop, in the town you are visiting, buy a sample of the stone you are looking for. ( Remember to support these shops they have to make a living).

Places you can go between Mount Isa and Cloncurry.

Have a day out.

Go to where the rest stop is half way between Mount Isa and Cloncurry.

On the right side of the road there is a sign Fountain Springs.

Drive along this road, stop and read the signs.

 

 

Going from Mount Isa.

Mount Frosty.

Wee Macgregor Mine.

Crystal Mountain

Maltese Cross

Toms Mountain

Fountain Springs.

Old mine towns.

Smoky Crystals

Mary Kathleen

And lots more fossicking areas.

Some of the Gem Stones/Rock you can find.

Amethyst. ( lots of different shades and colours).

Garnets.

Crystals.

Maltese Cross.

Peacock Ore.

Sunset Opal.

Topaz

Smokey Quarts.

Quarts (different colours.)

lead

copper

Agate. There are lots of different ones.

Ribbon Stone.

Aquamarine

Beryl

Calcite

Spinel

Chrysocolla

Boulder Opal

Sapphire

Tiger Eye

Lolite

Rhyolite

Jasper

Pyrite

Malachite

Tourmaline

Magnetite

Moonshine

Peridot

Prehnite

Zircon

Rutile.

Pink Quarts.

I have found the above in Queensland and Northern Territory. Australia.

If you are visiting Mount Isa. Visit Our local Lapidary Club

Have a great day.

Happy Fossicking.

If you enjoy this website please leave a comment.

This website is some thing new I am learning to do, so be patient, ask me a Question if I can not answer you, I will find some one else, that  might be able to answer you.

Happy Fossicking.

Wendy.

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Schnoodle dog. Female. What a beautiful dog.

Schnoodle dog.

Female. What a beautiful dog.

My beautiful little girl Chantelle is a Schnoodle, colour Brown and cream.

Chantelle is a cross between a Schnauzer and a Poodle.

High. not quite a foot high, she is a small dog. Smart Dog, she try to talk to us. If only we could understand her.

She likes to sleep with me, sit on my lap. loves pats.

Chantelle loves her baths.  She does have to get her hair clipped. Very Good guard dog.

Chantelle has had a litter of pups. She had four pups, a great mum.

November will be her second litter.

Dad name is Buster. He is a Cavoodle. Black and White.

Cross between Cavalier and poodle.

Chantelle and Buster made great pups.

Are you interested in getting one of there pups.

Leave me a comment.

Have a great day.

Wendy

 

 

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Gemstone-Garnet Fossicking: Fullarton River- Garnets. North Queensland.

Fullarton River- North Queensland fossicking area for Garnet.

Garnets here are a colour of purple/pink.

Garnet Fossicking:  Property Maronan Station.

The sign is near a tree.

Maronan Station.

Turn off is 60 km from Cloncurry, Near the turn off is a large Rest area with toilets.

Good road in to the Garnets.

The road in , is quite good, you do not need a four wheel drive.

There is signs to tell you where to go to find the garnets.

There is 3 gates you have to open and make sure you shut them.

On your way you will pass red arrows, tells you, your going the right way.

The dirt road in is about 20ks in.

No Fires.

As you get to the fossicking Area, you will see the designated area set aside for Camping, this is for two night stay only.

You are not allowed to light fires, for cooking, gas is the way to go.

Camping Out In The Bush.

When you go Camping Now days, you should be Self Sufficient. That means everything you might need you have.  Be  sure to carry  lots drinking water and Shower water, sufficient fuel for the return journey, and extra food just in case it rains and you get stuck. The use of a camping toilets are good, hate going camping and there is toilet paper everywhere.

Camels-other animals.

Camels and other animals, the bush is there home. You may be on your own in this location, but sometimes there are animals. Be aware wild Camels ,they are in most area in the bush,  you stay away from them, they stay away from you.  Don’t leave out any thing at your camp site, when you go fossicking.

Where to go Fossicking.

Up the hill. From the camp grounds, look directly up  where a large elongated hill will be seen,  anywhere along it you will find Garnets. It is this hill that is impregnated with Garnet . Some time you will see tracks up the hill , every time  I go, to Fullarton River, it is over grown, the top is were you find the Garnets, dig along the schists and in between the rows of rocks.   You should be able to find lots of Fractured Garnets on the surface also.

Pink- Purple.

The Garnets in this area have a mulberry tinge to their colour. Pink- Purple. The larger ones are desirable , but hard to find.  Small ones are great to tumble and use for a lot of  different things.

Hard to find Large Garnet

Finding that Large Garnet without Fractures is not easy work.

By cutting the stone in half, and faceting each side, good matching stones can be achieved.

The Queensland Department of Mines and Energy has designated tracks of land where Gemstones can be found. Many fossickers who have been there previously have dug holes in productive areas. Choose a hole not occupied by others and clean it out or extend the hole leading toward virgin ground. To know if the hole is occupied, it is common practice to leave a bucket or similar in the hole.  If you are the only ones there it all yours to dig in.

Dry Sieving , Wet Sieving.

Sieving  is a Method when trying to find Garnet, we used dry and wet. Filling your sieve up with dry dirt is very dusty. Using your Sieve wet, means you put it in water or use a spray bottle to water your stones in the sieve. your garnet will look like glass when wet.

Sieve the dirt and pebbles by holding the sieve up to the sun and looking through the bottom you should also see colour.

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Happy Fossicking.

Have a great Day.

Wendy

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Australian Lapidary Magazine

The Australian Lapidary Magazine. For Sale.

Gemhunters. Lots of information.

Magazines  years old,  as late as 1965. No Internet, you made your own  equipment, Great Reading.

All the books on this site have been used, well read, but are mostly in good Condition.

Vol. 4 No 5 November 1967. Price $12.00 Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 3. No 12. June 1967. Price $12.00 Free Postage. Good Condition

Vol.6. No. 5. December 1969.Price $12.00 Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol. 5 No12. July 1969. Priced $12.00 Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol.4.No.6 December 1967. Price $12.00 Free Postage. Good condition.

 

. .Vol.7 No 2. September 1970. Price $12.00 Postage Free . Good Condition.

Vol.4 No.4. October 1967. Price $12.00. Free Postage. Good Condition.

Vol.11. No. 11 June 1975. Price $12.00 Postage Free. Good Condition.

 

Rewarding.

Information.

The information in these Magazine is very rewarding, great information about Gemstone, Rocks, Fossicking Faceting, and lots more , some of the  stories are very old.

Finding where to go fossicking and what to do come natural to a lot of rockhounds, but there are others that need help, to find out lot more  information about anything to do with gemstones, these are great Magazine. to hold and read.

Astray.

Sometime Rockhound- Gemhunter go out of their way to lead other rockhounds astray in their quest to find rocks.

Helpful.

Most Gemhunters and Rockhounds I have met , are very helpful and will take you out and show you where mineral are.

You would think there is enough Gems-Rocks for everyone.

For More Magazine check out the list below to make payments.

Vol 1 No 12. June 1965.Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition

Vol 2. No 4. October 1965. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 2. No 6 December 1965. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 2. No 8. February 1966. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Fair Condition.

 

Vol 2. No 9. March 1966. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol2. No 10. April 1966. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 2. No 11. May 1966. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol3. No1. July 1966. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 3. No 11 May 1967. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 3. No 12 June 1967. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol3. No4. October 1966. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Australian Lapidary Magazine. December 1966. Vol-3 No 6.

Vol 3. No 9. March 1967. Price $12.00 Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 3. No 10. April 1967 Price $12.00. Postage Free. Fair Condition.

Vol3. No11. May 1967. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

.Australian Lapidary Magazine. June 1967. Vol-3. No 11.

Australian Lapidary Magazine. September 1967. Vol-4. No 3.

Australian Lapidary Magazine Vol 4. No 4. October 1967.

Australian Lapidary Magazine. November 1967. Vol-4. No 5.

Australian Lapidary Magazine. Vol 4 No 6. December 1967

Australian Lapidary Magazine Vol 4 No.7. January 1968. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol4. No12. July 1968. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 5. No 5. December 1968. Price 12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Australian Lapidary Magazine. July 1969. Vol-5. No 12.

Vol.6 No. 4 November 1969. Price $12.00. Postage Free. In Fair Condition.

Australian Lapidary Magazine. December 1969. Vol 6. No 5.

Vol 7. No1. August 1970. Price $12.00 Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 8. No 9. April 1972. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol.8.No10. May 1972. Price  $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol.8 No11. June 1972. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 8. No 12. July 1972. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol.9 No 1 August 1972. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol.9. No2. September 1972. Price $12.00.

Vol. 11. No 10. May 1975. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition

Australian Lapidary Magazine. May 1976. Vol12. No 10. 

Vol 11. No 11. June 1975

Vol 12. No6. January 1976. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition

Australian Lapidary Magazine Vol 12. No 11. June 1976. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Australian Lapidary Magazine Vol 12. No 12. July 1976. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Australian Lapidary Magazine Vol 13. No 1. August 1976. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Australian Lapidary Magazine Vol 13. No 2. September 1976. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 13. No 3. October 1976. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Australian Lapidary Magazine Vol 13. No 4. November 1976. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 13. No 5. December 1976. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Australian Lapidary Magazine. Vol 13. No 7. February 1977. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 13. No 11. June 1977. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 14. No 1. August 1977. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 14. No 9. April 1978. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 14. No 10. May 1978. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 14. No 11. June 1978. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

Vol 14. No 12. July 1978. Price $12.00. Postage Free. Good Condition.

If you would like to buy one  or more of the magazine please Contact me.

Please leave me a comment, this will go direct to me.

Some of the magazine my not be listed in  shop Products.

Go visit my online shop.

Have a great Day.

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Northern Territory Holiday. Making our way up to Darwin from Dunmarra.

Northern Territory. Holiday.

Saturday  we planed to, only  travel a small distance up towards Darwin, take our time but,  when we got to Elliot, it did not look like a good place to stay.

The  caravan park that looked empty had a 6ft fence around it,  with barb wire on top of it.

We traveled to the next service station which was Dunmarra.

Yes it was a dog friendly park.

Green grass was hard to find, where we stayed. Dust and dead grass every where.

One of my dogs is black and white. Gave up trying to keep him clean. He loved the bull dust.

Because we had dogs we were not allowed to go to a lot of places. Can not take them to National Parks,

do not know why, they are animals, we  seen lots of people behave really bad, rubbish everywhere.

My dogs are better behave then a lot of kids,  they make less noise, they are my babies. I love my dogs.

 

 

Saturday night  we spent at  Dunmarra.

Here there is a service station and caravan park. Yes they were watering what grass they had.

Our caravan holiday in the Northern Territory making our way up to Darwin.

Sunday  Mataranka was going to be our next stop, we turned of the highway  and went into  Daly Waters to have a look.

There was so many Caravan, campers and people every where, we drove up to the end of the street and turned around.

Here we seen a pig and bufflo. in a fence off area, sign said they were best of friends.

There was a pub and caravan park and other places to stay. People we talk to on the road, said they had a nice meal at the pub, and enjoyed seeing everything. Again we had dogs, so this was of limits again.

We Travel to Mataranka, Just before the town there is a sign to go to Mataranka Homestead.

First we had a look at the town, bought a pie for lunch, it was a very expensive pie.

After lunch we went to the Mataranka Homestead to camp, we booked in for 3 days.

Because we had dogs, we  where in a area near the front gate, no grass dirt every where.

I was entertained, watching how many people were coming in the gate, to have a bath in the springs.

Free bath.

No way I was going to the springs, my husband kept saying it is running warm water.

He went in 2 times, not me.

After leaving Mataranka Homestead, next stop was Darwin. we drove through Kathrine, I wanted to go shopping,

I love camping out, love the open country, but I wanted to put the dogs into doggie day care, and go shopping, and out for lunch.

Darwin.

Caravan van park Darwin, we booked into a discovery park , my husband booked in for 5 days. There was a doggy day care near by.

 

 

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Aragonite- Calcium Carbonate Mineral. Brown Aragonite Egg Natural Banded Mineral Polished Crystal Stone Egg shaped.

Aragonite- Calcium Carbonate Mineral.

Brown Aragonite Egg Natural Banded Mineral Polished Crystal Stone Egg Shaped.

Aragonite is a sought-after stone because of its metaphysical properties.

It is believed to help raise your Kundalini and even connect you to your spiritual guides.

Aragonite is a stone of well-being that will invite abundance, prosperity, and peace into a person’s life.

Properties Of Aragonite

Physical Properties

Aragonite is also known as tchazar crystal and tufa. This carbonate gemstone is usually colorless or white in color.

However, there are Aragonite stones that have subdued shades of blue, green, brown, orange, yellow, and red.

Aragonite has a hardness of 3.5- 4 on the Moh’s scale and a specific gravity of about 2.94.

Discovery Of Aragonite.

It was discovered in 1978 in the Aragon River in Spain, and this is how it got its name.

Aragonite is usually mined in the USA, Poland, Italy, Germany, Austria, the UK, France, Spain, Namibia, Morocco, and Mexico.

This Aragonite Stone was  in India, Morocco.

Aragonite.

Growth and Inner Strength.

Allow Aragonite to ignite strength and guide you through the storm.

This stone supports you as you face difficult challenges, helping you cross the road to freedom and opportunity to manifest positive changes within yourself and you life.

A stone with strong connection to the earth, the powerful healing properties support your growth and transform and keeping you level headed and focused on the journey ahead.

Aragonite is an excellent stone to have if you wish to form a deeper connection to the Earth.

Use of Aragonite stone.

Aragonite is a stone that will make gorgeous jewelry, such as earrings, necklaces, and brooches.

Aragonite jewellery is quite fragile, though, so proper care should be given in wearing and cleaning them.

You can wash your Aragonite jewelry with warm water and mild soap.  Avoid using harsh chemical cleaners because they may dull its Shine/sparkle.

You should also remove them if you will be engaging in rough physical activities.

Very hard to fine jewellery in this mineral, because of the stones softness.

You can buy this Aragonite stone for $50.00 plus shipping.

Have a great day

Wendy

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Northern Territory Gold Detecting. Werrego Fossicking.

Northern Territory Gold Detecting.

Werrego Fossicking Fields.

The turn off for Werrego Fossicking fields is 10 kl north of  Tennant Creek.

There was 45 kl of bitumen road to the turn off Werrego Gold Fossicking fields.

There is a Tiny sign pointing to a dirt road. On the left of the turn off there is a gas refinery.

We travelled  ten kl, and came  to this sign.

We found a place to set up camp. People camp anywhere, there is old camp fires all over the area.

We put our large mat out because everything was bull dust, dirty, dirt. It was fun with two dogs, one black and white.

 

The area was very large, where to start detecting. roads went everywhere.

We detected up hills, in creeks, different places, only found tin and wire.

We spent three days at this camp. Had to leave as our water was running low.

We Never found any gold, we did give it a good go. we were in a area where a grader had gone our the area.

Ended up leaving it as all we were find was thin pieces of tin.

I was waiting to dig if we got a hit. I was looking for pretty stones nothing, not even nice quarts.

So our trip to Werrego Gold Field Fossicking was disappointing.

We spent Wednesday, Thursday and Friday night there Leaving Saturday Morning.

It was cold at The Werrego Gold Fields.

Our next stop was Powered Site a Dunmarra.

Here there was a services station, and caravan park only. Again lots of Caravans.

Hope you enjoyed this bit of information about a gold fossicking area in Northern Territory.

If you know where I can find gold let me know.

I can not wait to get excited.

Have a great day.

Please leave me a comment.

Wendy.

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