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  • Jupiter Creek Flinders Ranges Research and South

    By the middle of June reefing seemed to be all the go and as many as 400 claims had been staked, including some by the recently floated Jupiter Gold Mining Company and two by the Beatrice. The Beatrice claims were bounded on the north by the Jupiter Creek, in the west by the Caledonian and in the south by the Edith Company. All of them were finding gold and to obtain more working capital the

  • Jupiter Creek Goldfields – Battunga Country

    Jupiter Creek The second major diggings in the Echunga area opened up after payable alluvial gold was discovered at Jupiter Creek by Henry Sanders and Thomas Plane in 1868. By September 1868 there were about 1,200 people living at the new diggings and tents and huts were scattered throughout the scrub. A township was established with general

  • Jupiter Creek Diggings | Walking SA South Australia

    Jupiter Creek Diggings. Home › Walk › Find a Place to Walk. Jupiter Creek Diggings. Historical walk Facts Type Self-guided heritage walk with brochure Suitable for Walking Difficulty Easy Download maps & GPS files. 1 map PDF; 2 website links; Jump to Downloads section. About the Historical walk. A self-guided historical walk with brochure. PDF Brochure. Visit Website. Downloads. Map

  • Finding Gold Nuggets in the Adelaide Hills

    11/03/2020· Chapel Hill & Jupiter Creek Gold Diggings . Of course mining is just a shadow of what it once was. Rather than thousands of individual miners scouring the hills in search of gold, most of the gold production in South Australia is now done by a relatively small number of commercial mines.

  • Gold deposits and fossicking areas in South Australia

    Gold deposits and fossicking areas in South Australia 2 Water sluice at Echunga, erected in 1907 to rework the large Jupiter Creek alluvial goldfield. Alluvial gravel was placed at the top of the sluice and washed over corrugated riffles where gold collected. (Photo 24062) 0 250 500 750 1000 Kilograms 1250 (approx. 3400 kg) ECHUNGA BAROSSA

  • Fossicking Department for Energy and Mining

    Minerals are the property of the Crown in South Australia. For prospecting and mining purposes access to land is obtained through the provisions of the Mining Act 1971, as amended, and the Regulations under the Act (Mining Regulations 2011). The Mining Act defines fossicking to be the gathering of minerals as a recreation and without the intention to sell the minerals or to utilise them for

  • Gold Rush South Australia | find, mines, rewards

    In 1868 Thomas Plane (£300 reward) and Henry Saunders (£200 reward) detected the gold at Jupiter Creek and Long Gully south of Echunga which included the area of White Gully, Surface Point, Fosters Gully and Golden Point. The mine's output reached 390 kg of gold A township grew on the hill at Long Gully when gold was located by Messrs Thomas Plane and Henry Saunders at Jupiter Creek in 1868

  • Fossicking Laws South Australia Gold Net

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA The Office of Mineral & Energy Resources no longer provides specific information on their web site relating to Fossicking. Fossicking under the South Australian Mining Act is defined as follows.: the gathering of minerals, (a) as a recreation, and (b) without any intention to sell the mineral or to utilise them for a commercial or industrial purpose. Fossicker's do NOT need a

  • Huge Gold nugget in Adelaide Hills, Jupiter Creek

    21/01/2017· First day out Gold detecting when I stumbled upon a hot target. ended up pulling out a 1/2 oz nugget from daughters pants. ;)

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  • Prospecting Australia Gold Prospecting & Fossicking Forum

    19/10/2020· Australia's largest Gold Prospecting & Fossicking Forum. Chat about Alluvial Gold Prospecting, Metal Detecting, Gemstones & Lapidary, Prospecting Equipment & more. Register. Login. Forum; Sponsors; Rules; Register; Login; You are not logged in. Register to access all forum features ; Site Sponsors Forum Latest; 1. Sponsor Directory. Sponsors, please list your business details here.

  • Finding Gold Nuggets in the Adelaide Hills

    11/03/2020· But, the first documented gold finding took place in South Australia. In 1846, prospector J. Richards found gold near Castambul, the area later became the Victoria Mine. Soon after, reports of gold discoveries emerged from all throughout South Australia. Miners found the yellow metal near the Kanmantoo Trough, in the place that became the Kitticoola Mine. In the next few years, Onkaparinga

  • Jupiter Creek / Echunga SA (Page 1 Prospecting

    13/08/2015· Any advice on books / maps that can assist me in learning from scratch and fossicking the Jupiter Creek and Echunga areas would be greatly appreciated , in addition info on Tarcoola ? This forum has been fantastic and a thread response by ( Loamer ) had me reading some old SA archives about Gold mining in Tarcoola in the early 1900,s . Cheers. Rick? " Life is to short to drink bad wine

  • Gold Rush South Australia | find, mines, rewards

    In 1868 Thomas Plane (£300 reward) and Henry Saunders (£200 reward) detected the gold at Jupiter Creek and Long Gully south of Echunga which included the area of White Gully, Surface Point, Fosters Gully and Golden Point. The mine's output reached 390 kg of gold A township grew on the hill at Long Gully when gold was located by Messrs Thomas Plane and Henry Saunders at Jupiter Creek in 1868

  • Fossicking Mount Crawford Forest | ForestrySA

    The Mining Act, 1971, protects the Forest Reserves from prospecting and mining. Please think carefully before you obtain your permit are you a genuine fossicker? Permit fees. A fossicker does not need a Miner’s Right, but must obtain a ForetrySA permit. All permits must be purchased before fossicking. Annual permit $50 per adult $30 per child, senior, pensioner Valid for 12 months from

  • South Australia Mining

    In August 1868 a rush commenced to Jupiter Creek on section 393, south west of Echunga, when about 1,000 men from Noarlunga, Willunga, McLaren Vale, Kangarilla, together with disgruntled workers from the Echunga diggings, descended upon the promised El Dorado:

  • Pine Plantation Gold Detector Prospector Forum

    In South Australia we are really limited to public accessible fossicking areas. We have two areas open to the public at Echunga: Chapel Hill & Jupiter Creek Diggings, and another area which is the old Gumeracha Goldfields. The area available to the public is now a pine plantation, so access is via a permit available from ForestrySA. So when 90% of the old diggings has had pines planted on top

  • DECLARED FOSSICKING AREARS S.A.

    14/10/2012· ski29214 wrote:There are three (declared) Fossicking Areas in South Australia. Mount Crawford (daily entry permit required from Forrestry Dept) and Echunga (Jupiter Creek and Chapel Hill). A Miner Licence (Right) is not required in SA for fossickers. Check the accompanying link for

  • Minerals Department for Energy and Mining

    Global access to South Australia's key geoscience information, mining and exploration project information and streamlined business interactions. Latest advances in South Australian geoscience and resource sector news . Resources and energy sectors applications now open. Improving the economic, environmental, health and social wellbeing of South Australian communities. Information on the

  • Prospecting Australia Gold Prospecting & Fossicking

    19/10/2020· Australia's largest Gold Prospecting & Fossicking Forum. Chat about Alluvial Gold Prospecting, Metal Detecting, Gemstones & Lapidary, Prospecting Equipment & more. Register. Login. Forum; Sponsors; Rules; Register; Login; You are not logged in. Register to access all forum features ; Site Sponsors Forum Latest; 1. Sponsor Directory. Sponsors, please list your business details here.

  • Gold mining in South Australia

    Gold mining. Although gold mining in South Australia never played a major part in its economic development, it directly stimulated excitement, and short and long term population movements both within the colony, and also between colonies. This was particularly the case with Victoria in the 1850s and to Western Australia in the 1890s. Indirectly gold mining contributed greatly towards the

  • Jupiter Creek Old Gold Mine Walk Adelaide

    Located approximately 30km south east of Adelaide, the former gold mining site of Jupiter Creek, near Echunga is an interesting discovery revealing the chapters of gold mining history in the area from1869 to the 1930s. Walking Trail Sign Photo: Hazel Cochrane. large image.

  • Adelaide Hills Jupiter Creek Gold Diggings Trail

    A historical walking trail through the remains of the Jupiter Creek gold diggings. Bushwalkers can visit the old diggings at Chapel Hill and follow the sign-posted path to find some of these relics then on to Jupiter Creek to follow the heritage trail which has signposts and information boards describing successive phases of mining at the site. It includes the 1869 chimney associated with the

  • Mining & Mining Firms in Jupiter Creek, Outer Adelaide, SA

    Find mining services, agencies and mining firms in Jupiter Creek, Outer Adelaide, SA using TrueLocal Business Directory.

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    Advertise your Jupiter Creek, South Australia properties immediately with no risk advertising. No sale, no charge advertising. Only pay for a result, not an advertising space. Upload property listings immediately after signing an authority in just 30 seconds. Get your properties directly into the hands of ready, waiting and qualified hot buyers. Take advantage of results-based property

  • The Weekend Prospector Episode 4 Jupiter Creek, SA

    Episode 4 Jupiter Creek, SA Tommy travels from Melbourne to Jupiter Creek, South Australia, where he is joined by Dave Watters in a search for nuggets. English. Originally Aired December 15, 2018; Runtime 21 minutes Content Rating Australia PG On

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  • Jupiter Creek Gold Diggings Map South Australia -

    Jupiter Creek Gold Diggings is a mine in South Australia. Jupiter Creek Gold Diggings is situated west of Echunga, close to Long Gully. Overview: Map: Photo Map: Satellite: Directions: Overview: Map: Photo Map: Satellite : Directions: Overview: Map: Photo Map: Satellite: Directions: Localities in the Area. Echunga. Town. Echunga is a small town in the Adelaide Hills located 34 km south-east of

  • How to get to Jupiter Creek Southern and Hills, South

    To plan a trip to Jupiter Creek (South Australia) by car, train, bus or by bike is definitely useful the service by www.roadonmap with information and driving directions always up to date. Roadonmap allows you to calculate the route to go from the place of departure to Jupiter Creek, SA by tracing the route in the map along with the road directions step by step.

  • Gold panning in south australia

    04/06/2010· We provide the answers to your questions on gold detecting and prospecting. Home ; Gallery ; Register ; Log in ; Gold panning in south australia. Gold Detecting and Prospecting Forum :: General :: Information on Goldfields :: SA Goldfields. Page 1 of 1. Gold panning in south australia. whimsies on Thu Oct 08, 2009 9:46 pm. Hi Is there anywhere that you can pan in south australia

  • The Adelaide Hills Living, Working, Visiting, Enjoying

    03/03/2012· The better and more exciting site though is Jupiter Creek. From the Hahndorf Road turn right at the entrance to Echunga (next to the golf course) and a well signposted road takes you to the Jupiter Creek Goldfields. The Heritage Trail here is very informative, with detailed signs, and makes for a great day of bushwalking and prospecting. There is a very large carpark area on what was once the