• Opal Mining within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve

    2021-1-27 · Opal mining within the Lightning Ridge region is undertaken within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, the boundaries of which are the Queensland New South Wales state border to the north, the Narran River to the west, the Big Warrambool River to the east and the Opal mining within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve,Opal mining within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, Lightning Ridge [electronic resource]: review of environmental factors/ by Martin Predavec, Jeromy Claridge, Jeremy Blackwell and Lisa France Mineral Resources NSW and Parsons Brinckerhoff Australia Sydney, N.S.W 2004. Australian/Harvard Citation. Predavec, Martin. & Claridge, Jeromy. & New

  • Opal Mining within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve

    2013-3-11 · Opal Mining within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, Lightning Ridge Review of Environmental Factors resources.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0004/157918/20040401-OPA1-4-REF-Narran-Warrambool-Reserve---Lightning-Ridge.pdfLightning Ridge Lightning Ridge Mining Association,Currently the vast majority of opal mining occurs in an area defined as the Narran-Warrambool Reserve contained within the Lightning Ridge Mineral Claims District. Several major opal fields are located in the Reserve, Lightning Ridge, the Coocoran (17km west of Lightning Ridge), Grawin, Glengarry, Sheepyards, Carter’s Rush and Mulga Rush (80km south-west of Lightning Ridge) and New Angledool or Mehi (50km north of Lightning

  • This document is part of a larger publication

    2009-6-5 · Opal mining in the Lightning Ridge area currently takes place in three opal–prospecting areas within the Narran–Warrambool Reserve, which covers an area of 5000 km2 and incorporates Lightning Ridge township. In the Lightning Ridge area there are over Opal Mining Fields At Lightning Ridge Opal Auctions,There are four defined prospecting areas in the Narran-Warrambool reserve, which were set aside to help preserve the tradition of small prospectors rather than continuing to grant large mineral claims. It is important to note that prospecting cannot be undertaken in

  • Opal Mining NSW Resources Regulator

    2021-5-11 · Opal mining takes place within a Mineral Claim and may use underground or open cut mining methods. Mining generally occurs along defined low ridgelines (so called 'ridge country') where the opal bearing material is closer to the surface. There are more than 200 distinct opal fields that occur on Opal mining on the alluvial soils at Lightning Ridge,2013-8-13 · Opal mining on the alluvial soils at Lightning Ridge 2 NSW Department of Primary Industries, August 2013 Genesis of Lightning Ridge floodplain soils The area described lies within the Narran River Floodplain system and the Lower Balonne Floodplain system. The landscape above the floodplain soils is Cretaceous (145-66 million years

  • This document is part of a larger publication

    2009-6-5 · Opal mining in the Lightning Ridge area currently takes place in three opal–prospecting areas within the Narran–Warrambool Reserve, which covers an area of 5000 km2 and incorporates Lightning Ridge township. In the Lightning Ridge area there are over Opal mining on the alluvial soils at Lightning Ridge,2013-8-13 · Opal mining on the alluvial soils at Lightning Ridge 2 NSW Department of Primary Industries, August 2013 Genesis of Lightning Ridge floodplain soils The area described lies within the Narran River Floodplain system and the Lower Balonne Floodplain system. The landscape above the floodplain soils is Cretaceous (145-66 million years

  • mining equipment lightning ridge

    Opal mining within the Lightning Ridge region is undertaken within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, from petrol or diesel powered plant and equipment and dust generation. Land Use The major impact of mining activities on land use is the clearing and modification of land making it unsuitable for grazing. Opal mining operations tend to excludeOpal Mining Fields At Lightning Ridge Opal Auctions,Charlie Nettleton, who has since been recognised as one of the key developers within the industry, also undertook the trek during the drought of 1902 and returned to White Cliffs one year later to develop a market for the Black Opal. Mining proved to be incredibly hard work during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, as miners used simply hand

  • Vegetation of Narran Lake Nature Reserve, North

    2017-9-27 · The opal mining fields of Glengarry, Cumborah and Lightning Ridge opened up the area near Narran Lake. Currently the main usage in the region is sheep grazing with cattle numbers fluctuating due to market prices; Narran Lake itself is used for dry land cropping (Pickard & Norris 1994). Previous investigationsLightning Ridge Lightning Ridge Mining Association,Opal occurs sporadically and special conditions apply to prospecting and mining within the Reserve. 28 day, or in some circumstances three month Opal Prospecting Licences are available to prospect designated Opal Prospecting Blocks. There is a restriction of two mineral claims per person and the claims are 50m by 50m.

  • Maps of NSW Goldfields Forumotion

    2020-5-8 · Opal Mining within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, Lightning Ridge. by Guest 0 Replies 746 Views Guest Last Posts Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:36 am . LIGHTNING RIDGE OPAL MINING- REPORT REGARDING REVIEW. by Guest 0 Replies 710 Views Guest Last Posts Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:35 am . Opal Prospecting Area 4. by GuestPublications Dharriwaa Elders Group,2021-5-17 · submission regarding the NSW Dept of Mineral Resources "Opal Mining within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, Lightning Ridge Review of Environmental Factors, 2004", July 2005 submission in response to the NSW Draft Native Vegetation Regulation 2004, December 2004 (484KB)

  • SPLENDORINTHE OUTBACK A VISITTO AUSTRALIA S

    With more than 170 years of opal mining and trading activity, Australia is synonymous with opal. Many world-renowned deposits are distributed in and along the margin of the Great Artesian Basin (GAB).Occurences — Opal Academy,The opal was discovered in “floaters” after an outback thunderstorm at what is known as one-tree hill or Treloars Hill by Sam Brooks and Roy Shepherd. They took the stones to the station owner at Andamooka Homestead, a Mr Foulis. The first miners were Treloar and Evans who in

  • mining equipment lightning ridge

    Opal mining within the Lightning Ridge region is undertaken within the Narran-Warrambool Reserve, from petrol or diesel powered plant and equipment and dust generation. Land Use The major impact of mining activities on land use is the clearing and modification of land making it unsuitable for grazing. Opal mining operations tend to exclude(PDF) Vegetation of Narran Lake Nature Reserve, ,The opal mining fields of Glengarry, The communities within Narran Lake Nature Reserve form structurally simple. assemblages, low in height and foliage cover (usually < 30%). Although simple

  • Pan Gem Resources (Aust) Pty Ltd opalsinformation

    At many widely-spaced locations along the Angledool Antiform, within the Narran-Warrambool Opal Mining Reserve (Figure 2), potch and precious opal occurs in highly faulted and fractured Cretaceous claystones and clayey sandstones. Fault and fracture-controlled deformation bands (known locally asOpal Mining Fields At Lightning Ridge Opal Auctions,Charlie Nettleton, who has since been recognised as one of the key developers within the industry, also undertook the trek during the drought of 1902 and returned to White Cliffs one year later to develop a market for the Black Opal. Mining proved to be incredibly hard work during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, as miners used simply hand

  • Government Gazette No 49 of 12 June 2015

    areas within the boundaries of Opal Prospecting Areas 1, 2 & 3, but not within opal prospecting blocks in the Narran-Warrambool mining reserve : Size: Claim area must not exceed two hectares. Shape: Claim must not have any side being greater than 200m in length. PermittedGeodiversity of the Lightning Ridge area and the,2014-5-7 · Mining' ïsW . Outline Geodiversity Cretaceous features Most opal recovered from within 30m of surface Cretaceous claystone copal dirt Industry & NSW Investment . Nobbie opal Seam opal Narran Lake — Long Arm Narran River aboriginal sites Back Lake Clear Lake

  • ˇ* ˇ*$ˇ+* ˇ ˘./0..1ˇ˙ ˇ Parliament of Australia

    Opal prospecting occurs on designated Opal Prospecting Blocks contained within Opal Prospecting Areas. Opal mining occurs on 50m x 50m titles and there are currently over 6,000 mineral claims in the Lightning Ridge area. An assessment of NSW’s opal resource endowment and the rate at which it is being drawn downSPLENDORINTHE OUTBACK A VISITTO AUSTRALIA S ,With more than 170 years of opal mining and trading activity, Australia is synonymous with opal. Many world-renowned deposits are distributed in and along the margin of the Great Artesian Basin (GAB).

  • Investigation Report into the death of James Leslie Stocks

    2014-7-4 · Opal mining at Lightning Ridge takes place within Opal Prospecting Areas constituted by the Minister pursuant to s 220 of the MA. There are four areas within History of Opal Bella Precious,The Greeks and Romans The name opal, in its modern form, is derived from the the 16th century word ‘opale’ (or oplaus in Latin) and is believed to be based on the Sanskrit upala which means 'precious stone'. Going further back, many believe its origin is from the ancient Greek ‘opallios’ (ὀπάλλιος). Sometimes, the me