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Gold rush poem, 1851. The Rhyme of the Melbourne Mania

This interesting 1851 poem...
Posted 06/05/2019 in Gold
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Jokes about gold, prospecting and mining

Having a good sense of humour is a handy asset for those interested in gold prospecting. Yea...
Posted 23/04/2019 in Gold
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Fool's Gold

Quartz and pyrite crystals, "fool's gold". ...
Posted 01/04/2019 in Gold
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The Christmas Gift gold nugget, 1877

Close up image of The Christmas Gift gold nugget, discovered at Break O'Day (now known as Corindhap) Victoria in 1877 (source: ...
Posted 02/12/2018 in Gold
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Gift ideas for gold prospectors

With Christmas fast approaching, you may be searching for the perfect gift for the gold prospector in your life! The following list offers a huge variety ...
Posted 16/11/2018 in Gold
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Dangers of mine shafts in the Victorian Goldfields

Unexpected open mine shafts are a fairly common sight th...
Posted 29/08/2018 in Gold
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Gold Shops, Detector Hire, and Gold Tours in the Victorian Goldfields

Gold prospecting shops Ballarat&nb...
Posted 23/08/2018 in Gold
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YouTube Channels from the Victorian Goldfields

Image source: Vo-Gus Prospecting, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram ...
Posted 19/08/2018 in Gold
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Abandoned mines of the Victorian Goldfields

Tunnel Hill Mine, Talbot Victoria. Suppos...
Posted 10/04/2018 in Gold
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Puddling machines of the Victorian Goldfields

Mining Model - Surfacing & Puddling, Shallow Alluvial Workings, Victoria, circa 1857. Image source: Museums Victoria. ...
Posted 04/04/2018 in Gold
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The Welcome Stranger gold nugget

Image source: Replica - Rodney Start (photographer) - Museums Victoria ...
Posted 03/04/2018 in Gold
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