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Emmaville Gemfest

Emmaville Gemfest is coming up very soon so make sure you keep this weekend free for a really friendly and fun gem show up in the heart of the New England gemfields. GEMFEST – 6th, 7th & 8th September For more information, please contact the Emmaville Mining Museum 6734 7025, Ron Jillett on 6734 7210 […]

Minerama Field Trip Options

One of the most important features of Minerama is the programme of field trips.  Fossickers can visit a range of locations in the company of an experienced guide to look for a range of gems.  Heaps of fun and very affordable.  There are field trips to suit all types of fossickers – from the complete beginner to […]

Minerama Field Trips 2008

The draft field trip program for Minerama has just been received from the field trip convenor – John Paix.  This is a draft version; we are always dependent on good weather conditions to run these or any other trips. The weather has been cooler and wetter this summer so far and it takes very little […]

Minerama on soon.

Just eight weeks to go until Minerama – the Gem and Fossicking Show at Glen Innes. This one is always very popular so get planning for a trip to the New England for hands-on fossicking and heaps of gem show bargains. You can find more information at the Minerama Website.  The committee is still working […]

Diprotodon fossils

As mentioned in the last post, one of the more unusual items shown to us last weekend was a small box of fossils collected from the Reddestone Creek some years ago.  This was particularly interesting as Andrew remembers when the University of New England did this dig so seeing the fossils brought back quite a […]