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Nullagine WA - Gold Exploration - Australian Outback

Nullagine Gold has long been sought. Conglomerate rocks make up most of the hills surrounding Nullagine. The Mosquito Creek Formation is a succession of Archaean siliciclastic rocks that occupies much of the central part of the MCB in the northern part of the Archaean Pilbara Craton of Western Australia. The formation is deformed and has been metamorphosed under low-grade (sub-greenschist to greenschist) conditions.



Areas Explored included:
Nullagine
Balfour Downs - Rooneys Find Mine
Sunday Hill 
Mount Edgar ...

















Beatons Pool - Nullagine - Western Australia


Zaheer Bux - BCD1 Borehole - Nullagine - Western Australian Outback


Near Rooneys Find Mine - Balfour Downs Station - Western Australia

Prospectors Gold - Nullagine - Western Australia

On the Road to Sundays Hill - Western Australia Outback

Back in Nullagine Exploring Old Gold Mine Workings


Gold Exploration - Central Rand Goldfield - Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG'S gold mining industry was established when a large gold reef was accidentally discovered on a remote farm in 1886, triggering a massive gold rush by thousands of speculators. 


































The City of Johannesburg is littered with Defunct shafts, Old Mine Workings and Mine Waste Dumps... all a history to the name Egoli - The City of Gold... The Powerhouse of Africa... 



































Within 10 years, there was a fully fledged town on the same spot; within 30 years it was South Africa's largest city. Today Johannesburg is Africa's biggest city, ringed by the deepest gold mines in the world.




The Central Rand Goldfield - Johannesburg



Consolidated Main Reef - Diamond Drilling - Bird Reef
Diamond Drilling - Consolidated Main Reef - Kimberley Reef
RC Gold Drilling - Crown Mines





Nullagine Gold Exploration - Australian Outback


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