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Government Gazette No 49 of 12 June 2015

Government Gazette No 49 of 12 June 2015

areas within the boundaries of Opal Prospecting Areas 1, 2 & 3, but not within opal prospecting blocks in the Narran-Warrambool mining reserve : Size: Claim area must not exceed two hectares. Shape: Claim must not have any side being greater than 200m in length. Permitted

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PDF Vegetation of Narran Lake Nature Reserve North

PDF Vegetation of Narran Lake Nature Reserve North

The opal mining fields of Glengarry, ... The communities within Narran Lake Nature Reserve form structurally simple. assemblages, low in height and foliage cover (usually 30%). Although simple ...

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Geodiversity of the Lightning Ridge area and the

Geodiversity of the Lightning Ridge area and the

Most opal recovered from within 30m of surface Cretaceous claystone copal dirt ... Narran River aboriginal sites Back Lake Clear Lake Narran Lakes Nature Reserve (Ramsar wetland) Narran Lake Industry & NSW Investment . Geotourism attractions Walk-in mine Fossicking Australian Opal Centre Bore baths Tours of opal fields Car-door tour (self ...

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The Australian Opal Fields Cody Opal

The Australian Opal Fields Cody Opal

The Queensland fields are spread across 1,000 kilometres (600 miles) and produce almost all the world‘s supply of boulder opal. This opal is produced from remote locations in the vicinity of Yowah, Eromanga, Quilpie, Jundah, Opalton and Winton. Almost all the opal is won by open cut mining.

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Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US International Gem

Top Spots For Gem Hunting In The US International Gem

Rainbow Ridge Opal Mine, Virgin Valley, Nevada. Colorful and unusual, opal is an eye-catching gem. Mine your own at the Rainbow Ridge Opal Mine. This mine has produced very valuable stones, some worth upwards of $50,000. Bring tools and buckets. You’ll be doing some serious digging to get to the treasure here, but your hard work could pay off.

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Opal Queen Mine 1 lode claim 20 acres Mining Claim

Opal Queen Mine 1 lode claim 20 acres Mining Claim

100% FULL ownership of THE UPPER OPAL QUEEN#1 Lode Mining Claim, VIRGIN VALLEY, NEVADA. This is the Opal Queen #1 Lode Mining Claim in Virgin Valley, Humboldt Co., Nevada, an UNpatented 20.66 acre LODE mining claim ON FEDERAL LAND measuring 1500 x 600 ft., totaling 20.66 acres, on a world-famous proven deposit. I will only hold the claim for a ...

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NEW RESIDENTS INFORMATION Walgett Shire Council

NEW RESIDENTS INFORMATION Walgett Shire Council

Jul 26, 2015 Dominant indistries include cropping, grazing, opal mining, and tourism. Walgett Shire is renowned for quality wheat, chickpeas, cotton, beef and wool. The Barwon, Namoi, Macquarie, Castlereagh, Narran and Moonie rivers pass through the Shire and the dominant landform consists of unconsolidated alluvium with an elevation between 120 and 145 ...

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This document is part of a larger publication

This document is part of a larger publication

Opal mining in the Lightning Ridge area currently takes place in three opal–prospecting areas within the Narran–Warrambool Reserve, which covers an area of 5000 km2 and incorporates Lightning Ridge township. In the Lightning Ridge area there are over 6000 registered claims. In the White Cliffs area there

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Opal Mining Fields At Lightning Ridge Opal Auctions

Opal Mining Fields At Lightning Ridge Opal Auctions

Lightning Ridge is the renowned home of the elusive Black Opal, which has put the small mining town on the map. Many believe that this rare gem is the perfect symbol of the town, as the exact nature of Lightning Ridge and its inhabitants remain as mysterious as the Black Opal itself. Black Opal was first discovered in the 1870’s, however it ...

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Opal Mining NSW Resources Regulator

Opal Mining NSW Resources Regulator

Opal Mining Compliance Priorities for January – December 2021. The Opal Mining Compliance Priorities [PDF, 2211.47 KB] sets out our key compliance priorities for opal mining for 2021. The report also outlines our focus on reforms and improvement measures within the Lightning Ridge Mineral Claims District over the period including guidance material, training and the regulatory policy framework.

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Publications Dharriwaa Elders Group

Publications Dharriwaa Elders Group

submission regarding the NSW Dept of Mineral Resources Opal Mining within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, Lightning Ridge - Review of Environmental Factors, 2004 , July 2005 submission in response to the NSW Draft Native Vegetation Regulation 2004, December 2004 (484KB)

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Maps of NSW Goldfields Forumotion

Maps of NSW Goldfields Forumotion

May 08, 2020 Opal Mining within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, Lightning Ridge. by Guest 0 Replies 791 Views Guest Last Posts Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:36 am . LIGHTNING RIDGE OPAL MINING- REPORT REGARDING REVIEW. by Guest 0 Replies 733 Views Guest Last Posts Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:35 am . Opal Prospecting Area 4. by Guest

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Walgett NSW Aussie Towns

Walgett NSW Aussie Towns

Apart from seeing opal mining in the toughest of situations, the three local pubs are magnets for visitors. Narran Lake Nature Reserve Located 112 km west (it lies north of the road to Brewarrina), Narran Lake is one of Australia's largest natural inland lakes and has an abundance of animal and birdlife.

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Opal mining

Opal mining

Updated Opal Mining Act and regulations. The updated Opal Mining Act 1995 and Opal Mining Regulations 2012 commenced on 1 January 2021. During the transition to the new regulatory arrangements, the Department for Energy and Mining (DEM) will continue to work closely with industry and stakeholders.

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Opal Geoscience Australia

Opal Geoscience Australia

Opal is found around the world (Brazil, Mexico, Honduras and the western US) however Australia produces 95% of the world's precious opal and it is our official national gemstone. (see Google Arts and Culture - Australian opals). Opal was first mined commercially at Listowel Downs in Queensland in 1875 and later at White Cliffs in NSW.

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Opal Mining within the Narran Warrambool Reserve

Opal Mining within the Narran Warrambool Reserve

Opal mining within the Lightning Ridge region is undertaken within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, the boundaries of which are the Queensland New South Wales state border to the north, the Narran River to the west, the Big Warrambool River to the east and the Barwon River to the south.

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Lightning Ridge Lightning Ridge Mining Association

Lightning Ridge Lightning Ridge Mining Association

Currently the vast majority of opal mining occurs in an area defined as the Narran-Warrambool Reserve contained within the Lightning Ridge Mineral Claims District. Several major opal fields are located in the Reserve, Lightning Ridge, the Coocoran (17km west of Lightning Ridge), Grawin, Glengarry, Sheepyards, Carter’s Rush and Mulga Rush (80km south-west of Lightning Ridge) and New Angledool or Mehi (50km north of Lightning …

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Digalot Opal Mining Co. 11 Photos Mining Company

Digalot Opal Mining Co. 11 Photos Mining Company

We are a group of concerned Opal Miners who ... are requesting your support for the introduction of a permit system for unregistered mining vehicles (trucks blowers, drill rigs etc) used for mining purposes within the designated OPA areas of the Narran Warrnambool Reserve.

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Opal History Opals

Opal History Opals

White Cliffs, about 100lm north of Wilcania in Outback NSW, commenced commercial Opal mining in the late 1880’s and the town boomed as the European market sought the quality seam opal that White Cliffs produced, but its life as the epicentre of seam opal petered out and the boom ended by the 1930s.

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Opal Mining in Coober Pedy History and Methods

Opal Mining in Coober Pedy History and Methods

The history of opal mining in Australia is one of danger, regeneration, and success against great odds. As far back as 4,000 BCE, humans have treasured opals and mined them in various locations, such as Kenya and Hungary. However, due to an unlikely combination of geology, fortuitous finds, and the two world wars, Australia has become the world’s primary source of opal since the 1880s.

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Understanding Boulder Opal Gem A

Understanding Boulder Opal Gem A

There may be several layers within a deposit and each will have a different type of opal. A lot of rock needs to be broken until opal is found. Each boulder opal mine is different and the opal it produces will have different characteristics. A digger used for opal mining in Queensland, Australia. Image by Barbara Kolator FGA DGA.

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Lightning Ridge Black Opal Attractions Accommodation

Lightning Ridge Black Opal Attractions Accommodation

Lightning Ridge, home of the unique Black Opal, is one of those places! Such is the allure of the Ridge, that many who initially planned to stay a day or so as part of a larger travel experience, end up staying a lifetime without being able to pinpoint the exact reason. At the Ridge, one can experience underground sculptures, bottle-houses ...

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Grawin houses. Villas for sale in Grawin Nestoria

Grawin houses. Villas for sale in Grawin Nestoria

Houses for Sale in Brewarrina County. Houses for Sale in Grawin. 8787 Cumborah Road - Near River, Farm. Grawin 4 Bedrooms 1 Bath 4 Car Spaces Cottage Farm Near River. Productive grazing & cropping property open & flat country grey alluvial self-mulching soils securely watered artesian bore approx 17km narran river frontage ...

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FAQ Australian Opal Cutters Opal Jewellery

FAQ Australian Opal Cutters Opal Jewellery

Miners must also apply for an Opal mining claim from the ‘Department of Minerals’ and must abide to strict environmental contentions, which include replanting vegetation on the site following the claim expiration date. Over the years, the price of this claim has staggered from $435 to an astounding $1230.

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