Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Agate Creek Fossicking Area

A popular fossicking area where one can find beautiful pieces of agate. It becamoe known around 1900 and has provided world class samples of...

O’Briens Creek Topaz Gemfields

Popular site for the public to search for fine topaz crystals. Topaz is found in granite and has diverse colors - colorless, yellow, light...

Mooka Station

Find of mookaite - colourful jasper in warm red, yellow and brown colors. The only find of such stone. It is not allowed to...

Zircons of Jack Hills

The oldest known terrestrial material on the surface of Earth, these crystals of zircon formed some 4.4 billion years ago. Oldest crystal was found...

Central Lanthanide Deposit in Mount Weld

Spectacular, unique enrichment of rare earth deposits, carbonatite rock rich with niobium/ tantalum and other rare metals, such as terbium, europium, dysprosium and others. Location,...

White Cliffs Pineapple Opal Fields

Find of unique opalised fossils and crystals of other minerals replaced with opal. Often these opal stones look like clusters or balls of radiating...

Wave Hill Station prehnite finds

Possibly the largest find of gem quality prehnite - light green, transparent gemstone. Stones are found scattered on the ground. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.5579 S 130.8717...

Lightning Ridge Opal Fields

World's best find of black opals. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.4451 S 147.9782 E Categories: Rare natural materials, Gemstone finds Values: Geology Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, New South Wales, Orana...

Coober Pedy Opal Mines

World's largest find of gem quality opal. Location, GPS coordinates: 29.0075 S 134.7236 E Categories: Rare natural materials, Gemstone finds Values: Geology Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, South Australia, around...

Magdalena Opal mines

The find of the near-unique lloviznando opal - variety of opal with a near transparent, light blue color and phenomenal play of colors. Finds...