Devonport Gold

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james85
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Devonport Gold

Postby james85 » Sun Apr 26, 2015 3:24 pm

Hi guys. Im new to the forum and just wanted to share this pic of some gold I got from horsehead creek just under the powerlines over a few trips. I dug down into some clay and the gold was mostly in that.
James
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alwayslookin
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Re: Devonport Gold

Postby alwayslookin » Sun Apr 26, 2015 8:39 pm

hello James,
Well done, some nice chunky bits there ! That's great that you can get good gold so close to town . I have heard that there was an alluvial area not far away on the Forth River on a bend just west of Paloona. I haven't been there but it might be worth a look. If you go, let me know how you went.
Good luck
Tim

shanep
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Joined: Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:45 pm
Location: Queenstown Tas.

Re: Devonport Gold

Postby shanep » Fri Jan 27, 2017 1:32 pm

Very nice, has anyone else had success around the Devonport area, i have recently moved here and ready to get some gold

warrenaw
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Re: Devonport Gold

Postby warrenaw » Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:00 am

I've tried a few places from under the Paloona Bridge on the east side of the Forth river to about 500m downstream on the without
success. Upstream where the MRT map show gold has access via private property. I would also be very interested to know if anyone has tried up there and if the landowner allows people to pass on their property.

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