Mount Isa-Cloncurry Fossicking. Looking for Gemstones.
Country roads. Looking out for all the animals on the roads.
Mount Isa and Cloncurry Fossicking.
Between Mount Isa and Cloncurry Fossicking for Gemstones is a Hobby. Looking for Gem Stones is very addictive. You can go to the same spot several times looking for that perfect stone.
You can do lots of Gem Holiday’s , and Gem Camping trip.
Half way between Mount Isa and Cloncurry there is lots of different area’s to go fossicking. Then you have lots of area around Mount Isa, and around Cloncurry.
North West Queensland Fossicking Area’s.
You have to have a Fossicking Licence, before you can go Gem huntering/Fossicking in Queensland.
Out here you can explore the country side, bush, You should have a 4 wheel drive and a good GPS, if you are going bush.
Tag A Long Tours.
You can arrange to get some one to take you out to some of these places. Tag Along Tours –Find Gemstones- Find Rocks-Where To Go- What to look for.
January 1861, Burke and Wills expedition through central Australia reached a creek that Burke named Cloncurry, he named it after his aunt, Lady Elizabeth Cloncurry of County Galway.
Looking For Gemstones.
Some of the places I have been fossicking-looking for Gemstones.
I will be add stories about my Gem hunting over time so kept coming back to find out more about finding gemstones.
Places I have been so far.
Selwyn. Amethyst Castle.
Otherside of Cloncurry.
To visit the places above, you have to get permission. The land all over our beautiful country is owned by someone.All it take is a phone call.
I am learning every day about the gems and minerals that are out here.
Contact me if you would like to go down to the Mount Isa Club House.