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Post  Kon61gold Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:34 pm

Victoria would arguably rank second only to W.A. in the gold stakes. Victoria has produced some of the largest nuggets in Australia and indeed the world. Historically, Victoria has tended to bring forth the largest nuggets. Gemstones are also another likely find in Victoria for prospectors.

Gold areas within the state of Victoria are: Ararat, Stawell, Ballarat, Avoca, Dunolly, Wedderburn, Clunes, Bendigo, Rushworth, Castlemaine, Mansfield, Alexandra, Beechworth, Bonang, Bright, Benalla and Glen Willis.

New South Wales
Gold areas within the state of New South Wales are: Tibabooburra, Broken Hill to Menindee, Cobar, Canbelego, West Wyalong, Temora, Young, Braidwood, Albury, Kianora, Eden, Bega, Gulgong, Mudgee, Hill End, Sofala, Bathurst, Nundle, Tamworth, Bingara, Armidale, Ullara and Drake.

Gold areas within the state of Queensland are: Cloncurry, Georgetown, Forsayth, Croydon, Percyville, Wenlock, Cohen, Maytown, Palmer River, Charters Towers, Ravenswood, Mackay, Clermont, Rockhampton, Maryborough, Gympie and Stanthorpe.

Northern Territory
Gold areas within the Northern Territory are: Adelaide River, Brookes Creek, Pine Creek, Wandi, Tanami, Rabbit Flat, The Granites, Tennant Creek and Arltunga.

South Australia
Gold areas within the state of South Australia are: Euchunga, Barossa, Teetulpa, Tarcoola, Muckanpippie, Peake Diggings, Leigh Creek, Burra, Peterborough and Wadnaminga.

Gold areas within the state of Tasmania are: Corinna, Moina, Queenstown, Urquhart, and Mainwaring Rivers, Beaconsfield, Lefroy, Lisle, Forrester, Gladstone, Fingal, Mathina and Cygnet.

Western Australia
Western Australia may well be the state with the most widespread gold areas and the mining economy in general in this state supports a substantial part of the Australian economy. Whilst the mines of Kalgoorlie are known all over the world for their prodigious gold output, large amounts of alluvial gold have been found in the Pilbara area of Western Australia For the hobby prospector there are still gold nuggets to be found within the state.

Gold areas within the state of Western Australia are: The Darling Ranges, Boddington, Donnybrook, Kalgoorlie, Norseman, Menzies, Leonora, Laverton, Wiluna, Leinster, Sandstone, Mount Magnet, Cue, Meekatharra, Cobra Station, Mount Newman, The Ashburton River, Karratha, Roebourne, Nullagine, Marble Bar, Halls Creek, Great Sandy Desert – Telfer and Ruby Plains.

This was found on the
Exploroz website which has some interesting information

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