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gems and gold

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gems and gold

Hi,

I am planning to move to Stanthorpe at some time and I believe as well as gems in the areas around that also gold was found, perhaps you may have some knowledge of this?

Gillian

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1. Re: gems and gold

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries there were a few gold claims in the area. They were not very productive as alluvial mining was difficult due to a lack of water.

If you search the word "Pikedale", you'll find what you're looking for.

Here's a listing of old newspaper articles on Pikedale. newspapers.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/tag…

Luigi

Edited: 05 May 2010, 04:00
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