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Huge sapphire find shocks Central Queensland community - ABC Rural - ABC News

Imagine finding a rock on the side of the road that caught your eye because it had a bit of a sparkle.<p>Well that's exactly what's happened to a local …

Rags to Riches and Riches to Rags – Stories of Sapphire Fossicking in Rubyvale, Australia

It’s sort of like gambling, you just know that if you keep on digging, it will all eventually pay off eventually.<p>It’s the hope of a real life rags to …

Geological Buried Treasure

<b>GEOLOGICAL BURIED TREASURE<br>​MINERAL PROSPECTING</b><p>Yes! I know there are others more knowledgeable & more successful prospectors than I am. If you are one …

A special volcano on the edge of the Northern Rivers

I have previously mentioned several volcanoes that have existed during the Cenozoic period in and around the Northern Rivers region of the New …

SAPPHIRE DEPOSITS NEAR THE GWYDIR HIGHWAY EAST OF GLEN INNES

LIST OF ALL BLOG ENTRIES AND RELEVANT YOU TUBE VIDEOS<p>Dirty Creek is in the centre of the map (from DIGS R00050764)<p>When I first moved to Glen Innes in …

Tumbarumba Gem Field

Tumbarumba Latitude -35.777243, Longitude 148.011375<p>Located in the Snowy Valleys Way Region of NSW, nearest town Tumbarumba<p>The Tumbarumba Basaltic …

How Gemstones are Formed: Learn about the processing of Gems

How Gemstones are Formed<p>Minerals form under various conditions in the earth. Most gemstones form in the Earth's <i>crust</i>; the top layer of the Earth, …

Geology

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Sapphires: Types, Colors, Descriptions, Origins and Details<p>In this section of our education on sapphires we start with the very basics of the …

Geophysics New England Sapphire Fields

Geophysics<p><b>New England Sapphire Gemfields</b><p>The sapphire bearing region of the New England district comprises Permian granites, porphyries, and acid …

PINK SAPPHIRES IN THE NEW ENGLAND DISTRICT NSW AUSTRALIA

LIST OF ALL BLOG ENTRIES TO DATE<p>I hadn’t been fossicking for more than a few weeks around Glen Innes when I found my first small pink gemstone. It …