June 2010 Articles


Summer Gold
By Goldsearch Australia

Naturally with the good weather there were plenty out and looking for their share of yellow.[... Summer Gold]


Mission Accomplished! A world war I medal makes it home at last
By Gemangi

When I picked it up it was much heavier and thicker than a penny and then I noticed the ring on top and realised it was a medallion of some sort.
[...Mission Accomplished]

At last some gold worth the effort
By Ben
One year my father did a fossicking course through the TAFE in Canberra and at the end of the course went on a field trip with his class to a fossicking area near Adelong. [... at last some gold]


The Legacy of Bert Kayes
By Patrick O'Brien
This story begins 120 million years ago, give or take a million years, when horrible big beasties roamed the planet and the night sky was lit by a multitude of erupting volcanoes. [... The legacy of Bert Kayes]

Bits & Pieces


Mother of pearl The Mother of all Pearls
The largest and most expensive pearl ever found is known variously as the ‘Pearl of Lao Tzu’ or ‘The Pearl of Allah’ [...]