Gold panning in south australia

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Gold panning in south australia

Post  whimsies on Thu Oct 08, 2009 8:46 pm

Hi

Is there anywhere that you can pan in south australia around adelaide apart from the old dam in echunga as I find the gold is a bit thin on the ground, and am getting a bit bored with the same spot.

thanks

whimsies

whimsies
New Poster
New Poster

Number of posts: 3
Registration date: 2009-09-15

Back to top Go down

Re: Gold panning in south australia

Post  MS on Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:25 pm

Hi
You also have Jupiter creek but access to the dam where I used to go is now out of bounds as is on Police land.
There is Mt Crawford and there is water in the creek at Watts gully and also a small dam in Avenue gully.
There is gold in several creeks around the hills and a bit of research will show you where.
One of the areas above has a good amount of fine gold for SA and starts with the letter .......^........
You can take say 30 lt of water into a area and use something like a gold concentrator in a tub to save water and collect the concentrates and do a final pan off at home.
Mark


Last edited by MS on Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:27 pm; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : error)

MS
Contributor Plus
Contributor Plus

Number of posts: 772
Age: 48
Registration date: 2009-03-17

Back to top Go down

Re: Gold panning in south australia

Post  IBGold on Fri Oct 09, 2009 3:25 pm

Hi you can try Hacks Bridge, Sixth Creek and any of the creeks in the Forrest Range area all have produced gold for us over the years. Regards, Ian.

IBGold
New Poster
New Poster

Number of posts: 6
Registration date: 2009-04-05

Back to top Go down

Re: Gold panning in south australia

Post  Shinegold on Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:17 am

Where is the Sixth Creek that people talk about? I have looked it up on the map and been there but it's not the same place that people talk about.

Shinegold
Seasoned Contributor
Seasoned Contributor

Number of posts: 182
Registration date: 2008-12-04

Back to top Go down

Re: Gold panning in south australia

Post  IBGold on Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:20 pm

Hi Sixth creek runs into the Torrens below the reservoir and has a road following it.
Regards, Ian

IBGold
New Poster
New Poster

Number of posts: 6
Registration date: 2009-04-05

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum