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Vaughan | Victorian Places

2021-11-19 · Vaughan. Vaughan, a former gold mining township, is on the Loddon River and is 12 km south of Castlemaine. It is agricultural, but partly surrounded by a State forest, and is about 100 km north-west of Melbourne. Gold was discovered at Vaughan in 1853 as fossickers spread from the Castlemaine-Mount Alexander goldfield.

State Library Victoria – Clunes – the golden town

2013-7-21 · In 1857 the Port Phillip Mining Company negotiated a lease with the land owners in Clunes that gave the company the right to mine the land with the owners receiving 10% of all gold mined. The mining was very lucrative amassing a wealth of £135,000 in royalties over the first twenty-four years. By 1873, the population of Clunes hit its peak at 6,203.

Quartz Mining

2017-6-16 · The smelting and sunbeam processes were also alluded to, and a hopeful view taken of the future of the gold field in connection with the development of quartz mining enterprise. See Also . Quartz Crushing. Quartz Roasting. References ↑ (1857). …

Steiglitz, VIC

2017-1-4 · Steiglitz, the first auriferous quartz mining site in Victoria, is a well-preserved gold mining town - "almost a ghost town" - which is now an Historic Park administered and maintained by Parks Victoria. The appeal of the Historic Park is that it is held in aspic. …

Quartz Mining

2020-6-20 · Quartz Mining. Quartz reefs were the primary sources of gold in most goldfields. Generally steeply-dipping, they were mined in sections, leaving large slots (called stopes) in the ground where the reef had been. The quartz had to crushed to a fine sand to extract the gold. Parks Victoria.

The gold fields of Victoria in 1862

In quartz-mining, two recent discoveries were claiming attention when I visited Sandhurst. The first was by the Energetic Company, who obtained the large yield already alluded to from a reef running across the line of the Victoria Reef, and which, it was calculated, would run into the ground held by the. Hercules Company and the Victoria Company.


2021-5-29 · This report aims to assess historic mining sites surviving in the Castlemaine and Fryers Creek Mining Divisions, areas designated, for purposes of administration, by the Mines Department last century. The whole of Victoria was sectioned into Mining Districts which, in turn, were divided into a number of Mining Divisions.

Red Knob Mining Landscape | Goldfields Guide

When driving through the gorgeous little town of Vaughan, you''ll be sure to notice the stunning red landscape in the valley beside the road. Known as Red Knob, these dramatic cliffs are the result of hydraulic sluicing operations in the mid 20th century. Hydraulic sluicing is a mining method which employs high pressure jets of water to blast ...


2012-9-25 · 1874 •. victoria. reports of the j mining surveyors and- registrars. quarter ended 30th june 1874. presented to both: houses of parliament by his excellency''s command . no.h. joijn ferres.

26 Feb 1863

Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929), Thu 26 Feb 1863, Page 3 - GIBRALTAR QUARTZ MINING COMPANY, STIEGLITZ. You have corrected this article This article has been corrected by You and other Voluntroves This article has been corrected by Voluntroves …

White Rock Minerals (ASX:WRM) posts high-grade gold ...

2021-10-12 · White Rock Minerals (WRM) has received assays from its Woods Point gold project in Victoria. Drilling has focused on the Kenny''s target area which includes multiple historical quartz vein reefs. Latest assays include gold grading up to 320g/t over 0.3 metres, 66.4g/t gold over 0.6 metres and 21.2g/t gold over 4.1 metres.

Steiglitz Precinct

Just as ''Marvellous'' Melbourne fell into its grave depression, Steiglitz enjoyed a brief mining boom. In 1894, the population of the town had risen to 2,000, and many societies and clubs were formed to meet their needs, religious, cultural and sporting. It had a news paper, The Steiglitz Miner. The Court House reopened between 1895 and 1899.

Great Nelson United Quartz Mining Company No Liability ...

Home » Australia » Victoria » Great Nelson United Quartz Mining Company No Liability. Back. Great Nelson United Quartz Mining Company No Liability. Registered March 1880. Dissolved >1883. Capital £15,000 in £1 shares. Owned a 20 acre lease at Maldon, Victoria. 1880.

17 Mar 1863

Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929), Tue 17 Mar 1863, Page 3 - GIBRALTAR QUARTZ MINING COMPANY, STEIGLITZ. You have corrected this article This article has been corrected by You and other Voluntroves This article has been corrected by Voluntroves …

Board Members – Mining One

Board Members – Mining One. ABOUT US. About. Mining One Pty Ltd was established in August 2005 and is an employee owned, independent group of over 65 technical consultants with offices in Melbourne (Head Office), Jakarta, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Beijing, Vancouver and Toronto. Mining One has completed work in Australia and many countries ...

Gold Project Inventory

In March, 1877, the Clarence Pioneer Quartz Mining Company was formed to construct a tunnel to intersect the main Perseverance reef 75 m. to 85 m. below the level of the top of the Tower Hill shaft. After tunnelling 147.4 metres the company ran out of funds and work ceased.

Gem Fossicking Australia -Quartz Information & Locations

2011-1-6 · Gem Fossicking Australia provides free information about fossicking for gemstones in Australia. Including detailed information about where to go to find precious gemstones. Other information includes Jewellery making and Lapidary related information. This is a community focused site and members are able to contribute their own articles and news items to help build a fantastic resource for …

Mineral systems of Victoria

2021-6-2 · The Geological Survey of Victoria (GSV) researches and maps Victoria''s geology, providing this information to investors and the public. We apply a ''systems'' approach to classifying and characterising mineral exploration fairways within the …

Quartz Crushing

2017-6-16 · Quartz mining on Bendigo has attained to such perfection that, some time since, when Dr Otway attempted to lecture the quartz miners of that place, he was hooted out of the room. Much of the success of quartz mining on Bendigo is due to their Scientific Association, in connexion with which is a good library, and where occasional lectures are ...


2012-9-24 · summary. gold mining statistics for the quarter ended 30th june 1875. table showing approximately th~ number of miners employed, the machl."iery in use and its value, on the several goldfields in the colony of victoria. .district, division,

Quartz Mountain Geological Reserve | Goldfields Guide

Quartz Mountain Geological Reserve, also known as Amherst Reef, Big Reef and Big Hill Reef, is an impressive reserve in Lillicur, not far from Talbot VIC. The reserve features the largest outcrop of pure quartz rock remaining in Victoria. The reef forms a north-south …

Gold mining companies

2020-8-10 · Gold mining companies are the businesses. For the shafts, pits, cutaways and other types of places see: Gold mines. This is the A to Z listing for all of Ballarat and district.


2021-2-16 · mining registrar reported a gradual decline in the mining population as miners gained permanent employment on other fields and removed their families. The New North Britain''s collapse in 1889 sounded the death-knell for large-scale quartz mining in the Blackwood district. From the 1890s onwards, the district rarely featured in mining

Gold miners and mining

Robert Brough Smyth''s 1869 book The gold fields and mineral districts of Victoria (available online) includes information about the geology and mining history of all major Victorian goldfields. The 1872 Bendigo goldfield registry (available online) includes descriptions and plans of many of the local mines, reefs and goldfields.