November 2010 Articles


A Tale of Two Medals
By NSC
I’m hooked on uncovering history in whatever form it takes so that is as good a place as any to start my story. [Read more]
Field Testing White's TDI Pro
By Goldsearch Australia
It was taken to a variety of places with varying ground types and it passed with flying colours. [Read more]
In Search of Ribbonstone and Zigzag Crystals
By Ken Ellis
From Threeways we took our time till we reached Barkly Homestead where we pulled in for a rest after the hurried trip down from steamy Darwin. [Read more]
Back to the Willows
By John Menadue
After a six-year absence it was well and truly time to get back to one of my great loves – fossicking for sapphires on the Central Queensland gemfields. [Read more]

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’ [...]