Qld Designated Fossicking Areas as at July, 2011

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Qld Designated Fossicking Areas as at July, 2011

Post  gcause on Sun Oct 09, 2011 1:42 pm

Was researching areas to look for gold in Qld and found current legislation that states the following as designated fossicking areas in Qld:

http://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/LEGISLTN/CURRENT/F/FossickingR09.pdf

Schedule 2 Designated Fossicking Land

1 Divide designated fossicking land—land west of the Town of Rubyvale shown on plan no. MP40825—an area of 339.1ha.
2 Duck Creek designated fossicking land—land south-east of Quilpie shown on plan no. MP36659—an area of about 633ha.
3 Opalton designated fossicking land—land south of the Town of Winton shown on plan no. MP36631—an area of about 974.5ha.
4 Reward designated fossicking land—land west of the Town of Sapphire shown on plan no. MP34342—an area of about 940ha.
5 Rubyvale designated fossicking land—land around the Town of Rubyvale shown on plan no. MP34341—an area of about 990ha.
6 Sapphire designated fossicking land—land around the Town of Sapphire shown on plan no. MP34343—an area of about 1570ha.
7 Scrub Lead designated fossicking land—land north-east of the Town of Sapphire shown on plan no. MP34340—an area of about 1360ha.
8 Sheep Station Creek designated fossicking land—land south-east of Quilpie shown on plan no. MP36659—an area of about 596ha.
9 Willows designated fossicking land—land west of the Town of Anakie shown on plan no. MP36464—an area of about 1154ha.

Schedule 3 Fosicking Areas

1 Agate Creek fossicking area—land south of Forsayth shown on plan no. MP36674 (other than land covered by mining claims 30027 and 30028 and land contained in MHPL1551)—an area of about 4526ha.
2 Big Bessie fossicking area—land west of the Town of Sapphire shown on plan no. MP34238—an area of 33.55ha.
3 Deep Creek fossicking area—land in the Town of Gympie shown on plan no. MP40896—an area of 7.573ha.
4 Glenalva fossicking area—land west of the Town of Anakie shown on plan no. MP40817—an area of 496.8ha.
5 Graves Hill fossicking area—land west of the Town of Sapphire shown on plan no. MP40830—an area of 115.7ha.
6 Middle Ridge fossicking area—land west of the Town of Rubyvale shown on plan no. MP40828—an area of 31.92ha.
7 Mount Gibson fossicking area—land north-west of Innot Hot Springs shown on plan no. MP35585—an area of 344ha.
8 O’Briens Creek fossicking area—land west-north-west of the Town of Mount Surprise shown on plan no. MP36588 (other
than land covered by mining claim, mining lease or residence area)—an area of 3160ha.
9 Thanes Creek fossicking area—land west of Warwick shown on plan no. MP41157—an area of 3.9ha.
10 Tomahawk Creek fossicking area—land west of the Town of Rubyvale shown on plan no. MP40814—an area of about 2450ha.
11 Yowah fossicking area—land west of the Town of Eulo shown on plan no. MP41145, sheets 1 and 2 (other than land
covered by a mining claim or mining lease)—an area of 27.3ha.

The mines department has PDF downloads for each of these. Some mention some landholders to contact for permisison in certain areas within the fossicking areas. If I get time I will post the links.

Hope it helps. Very Happy

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Re: Qld Designated Fossicking Areas as at July, 2011

Post  gcause on Sun Oct 09, 2011 2:07 pm

Ok here you go here are the ones I could find:

Willows DFL

Swipers Gully

Obrien's Creek

Mt Gibson

Deep Creek

Thanes Creek

Agate Creek

Sapphire

Chinchilla GPA's

Clearmont GPA's

Hope it helps. Very Happy


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Re: Qld Designated Fossicking Areas as at July, 2011

Post  gcause on Sun Oct 09, 2011 3:49 pm

Found additional maps for the fossicking areas:

http://bluehollowmine.com.au/fossareas.html

Looks like the mines department got around to updating their website with these:

http://mines.industry.qld.gov.au/mining/fossicking-areas.htm

Hope this helps. Very Happy


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