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How to Find Gold Locations in Victoria

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HOW TO FIND GOLD LOCATIONS IN VICTORIA - This video is a tutorial on How to find Gold Locations in Victoria using GEOVIC, provided by the Victorian Government. GEOVIC is an interactive mapping tool that provides a multitude of information in "thematic layers" . It can also be used in conjunction with Google Maps. I give a Step-by-Step demonstration of accessing and using GEOVIC to find Gold locations in Victoria. I also demonstrate how to make my own "Gold Prospecting Map" using GEOVICs unique detailed "Leads and Workings" overlay. Research is essential to achieving success in the Goldfields, and GEOVIC is an excellent open source research tool for prospectors. ALWAYS SEEK PERMISSION BEFORE ENTERING PRIVATE LAND Enjoy, Comment, Share and SUBSCRIBE. Regards Aussie. Soundtrack "West" by Silent Partner courtesy of the YouTube Audio Library This Channel features topics such as: Gold Prospecting, Gold Prospecting Australia, How to get Gold, Gold Panning Australia, How to find Gold in Australia, Australian Gold, Gold Nuggets, Alluvial Gold Prospecting Techniques, Metal Detecting, Gemstones, Gem Fossicking, Mapping, Navigation, Gold Research, 4WDing and more. WEBSITE http://www.eurekaprospecting.com.au/ CONTACT http://www.eurekaprospecting.com.au/76/contact-us
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Joe Colvin (8 days ago)
Hi champion is there plenty off gold out there to find great video I want to try and get my son out there to do something different than play playstation The new generation worries me mate great video champion
Cointector (8 days ago)
Excellent video.. can’t wait to make a few maps of my own cheers 🍻
ASP3K 420.2 (1 month ago)
Any helo on finding a site for SA
NDCTV (1 month ago)
awesome vid, unfortunately i can't get the map to load on geovic. great job though.
Peter Montgomery (2 months ago)
awsome :)
jimjk963 (2 months ago)
Great video I have just got intrested in prosepcting. Never done a day of it in my life. But I'm learning a lot off your videos. Can't wait to move back to oz and go out and enjoy what your teaching. Is there something like this to find areas in Queensland? I have seen your western Australia videos and now victory. Thanks
Tony Day (3 months ago)
Hi Alan, thanks for a very informative video. A couple of steps in the video were a bit quick, hence the following questions. How did you take a snap shot of the co-ordinates and how did you move from the geovic screen to the paste screen? Tony
Aussie Bloke Prospector (2 months ago)
The name's not Alan either... Lol
Tony Day (3 months ago)
Hi Dan, I'm puzzeled as well as to how I got your name wrong. Apologies extended. It was paint that I initially had trouble getting into from geovic, but all is good now. Great videos, keep up the good work. Tony
Aussie Bloke Prospector (3 months ago)
G'day Tony, firstly, my name is not Alan... Not quite sure how you came to that conclusion. Secondly, taking a screen shot comes down to basic computing skills... Something I don't cover in detail as this info is readily available on Google or any number of PC forums. Most PCs and Laptops have this function and can be found out reading the manual. Most image programs like "paint" will accept screen shots... Again... Read the help files on them to find out how to import your screen shot. Regards Aussie
Tony Day (3 months ago)
Hi Alan, disregard my questions. I was able to print prospecting locations with co-ordinates using geovic web page. It was just a matter of playing with their software to learn how to download the info. Thanks again for the video. Tony
Allen Mieluk (3 months ago)
Hi mate could you tell me the best resource similar to this one for NSW? Cheers
Clair Shelley (2 months ago)
Thank you, legend!
Aussie Bloke Prospector (3 months ago)
https://resourcesandgeoscience.nsw.gov.au/miners-and-explorers/geoscience-information/services/online-services/minview
Lulun Tuboi (4 months ago)
i have a gold location. but it dificult to take out. because of i have nothing meterial. what can i do??? plizz tellme what i.m gonna do.
Aussie Bloke Prospector (4 months ago)
Sorry mate, you are going to have to be more specific... not sure what you are talking about. Regards Aussie
peter krych (6 months ago)
been trying to find this map on the site any help to how to find it please
peter krych (6 months ago)
ok thank you
Aussie Bloke Prospector (6 months ago)
Follow the Tutorial and Zoom in on NE VIC. Make sure you add the Crown Lands info as shown in the vid. Generally speaking, most State forest in VIC, you are able to prospect in, and in the case of some national parks you are permitted to prospect. Some local councils, like Yack do have exclusion zones. The onus is up to you to check with local State forest and National Parks offices in each region. Also a good place to check the local Information Centre at each town. Regards
peter krych (6 months ago)
where you can and can not prospect in north east vic , yacandandera and beach worth , eldorardo area or vic in general some one sead there is exclusion zones around yackandandera
Aussie Bloke Prospector (6 months ago)
Find what map exactly?
Poke' mon (7 months ago)
Brilliant! Thanks for the informative video.
Aussie Bloke Prospector (6 months ago)
Thanks and my pleasure mate. Regards Aussie
Daryl Hooke (8 months ago)
FANTASTIC - THANKS HEAPS.
Aussie Bloke Prospector (8 months ago)
Cheers and you are most welcome. Regards Aussie
Andrew Mcilroy (8 months ago)
Excellent. Only if i can ask a fairly novice question. What is the difference between a shallow lead and shallow workings? Thanks
Aussie Bloke Prospector (8 months ago)
You are correct; whilst Maryborough and other areas where famous for rich Deep leads, there are in fact many locations in those areas where there are shallow workings. For every mine or lead shown on GeoVic, there is usually 10 that aren't. Whilst GeoVic is a fantastic tool, it is not exhaustive and only represents notable or major occurrences and workings. A quick walk on the ground in the vicinity of the shallow leads shown, will reveal where the shallow workings were in those areas. Regards Aussie
Andrew Mcilroy (8 months ago)
Awesome. I was just curious because I've been working from some maps by Stephen Barnham and some locations recommended only show up as shallow leads on GeoVic. Actually as I'm writing this i've just popped across to double check what I'm talking about and i've noticed that north of Avoca and Maryborough there is no shallow workings on GeoVic, only shallow leads. I'm guessing thats not right?
Aussie Bloke Prospector (8 months ago)
Cheers and excellent question. Shallow workings are indicative of alluvial and or shallow reef gold close to the surface, and as such are commonly found in the vicinity of shallow leads, and often follow such leads in a distinctive line. So a lead is a shallow run of alluvial gold, whereas shallow workings are the result of the mining activities engaged in order to work such leads. Hope that helps. Regards Aussie
Graeme Grundill (9 months ago)
Excellent Tutorial mate, *SUBSCRIBED*
Aussie Bloke Prospector (8 months ago)
Thanks mate. Regards Aussie
Stuart Walsh (9 months ago)
Great video...thank you for all that trouble, it's made it much easier to go where the gold "could" be. Cheers!
Aussie Bloke Prospector (9 months ago)
Cheers. I wish you all the best on your quest. Regards Aussie
juntao11 (10 months ago)
Thats handy. Have you found much gold there?
juntao11 (10 months ago)
Aussie Bloke Prospector cool man
Aussie Bloke Prospector (10 months ago)
Not at the location in the vid, it was just an example, but plenty VIC wide. Regards Aussie
Brett Hyland (10 months ago)
Well worth the watch thanks mate
Aussie Bloke Prospector (10 months ago)
Cheers
wayne hecker (1 year ago)
great stuff mate, thanks for sharing
Aussie Bloke Prospector (11 months ago)
You are most welcome and cheers. Regards Aussie
I'm doing something wrong in paint I'm following what you do but when I click paste no picture is there any help
You should have a key on your keyboard that says "prt sc" and one that says " fn".... Most laptops and pc keyboards do..Press both simultaneously and it will put your screen image on the clipboard.
OzSkySearch (1 year ago)
Great video . Is there a filter that shows State Parks and State Forrest ?
OzSkySearch (1 year ago)
Good one , that helps . Thanks .
Cheers. There used to be a filter in Version 2. Forest Explorer Online also used to show all types of Crown Land. Try this link. http://mapshare.maps.vic.gov.au/MapShareVic/index.html?viewer=MapShareVic.PublicSite&locale=en-AU, Regards Aussie
Mark doherty (1 year ago)
Hey mate. Great video but having trouble taking screenshot to paste it to paint...Help...Cheers.
Cheers. Suggest you go down to your local PC shop and they show you how to take a screen shot in 5 secs. Regards
Awesome man. See you soon... : )
Len Kiely (1 year ago)
Great info there bud, i may have found a new best friend, lol
David Lethborg (1 year ago)
Great video i did not know this thank you
You are welcome
Flyfishingoz (1 year ago)
Wow, thanks Aussie, muc appreaceted. sparrowfart.
You're welcome mate. Regards Aussie
Foozil (1 year ago)
When you said open google, I was really hoping you would type in "gold sites in vic" :P Great video btw :D
Cheers mate. Regards Aussie
Michael Ortiz (1 year ago)
Excellent video
Thank you
danny v (1 year ago)
Very helpful as a new person, coming into the world of gold prospecting cheers.
Glad to help out. Good Luck. Regards Aussie
Brett Cusiel (1 year ago)
Awesome very informative, NZ has a Crown minerals site but you need to but a prospector licence before you can do a thing. In short take the Gamble. or prospect illegally
Just get a license mate... not work getting caught. Good Luck. Regards Aussie
bradley evans (1 year ago)
can you give me an idea on where to go cos me dad and i have been out about 15 times and find nothing
Strange question to ask considering that this video is exactly about that..with the info in this tutorial you should be able to find a hundred good locations in VIC. Follow my instructions, put in the hard yards, persevere and eventually you will find some. Good Luck
Very helpful and very handy. Great ideas and will make my trip easier. Cheers
Really glad you find it helpful. Regards Aussie
david jackson (1 year ago)
thank you , and kindest regards from dave
Thanks mate. Regards Aussie
Thanks mate you took MD to the next level for me(so many questions answered!!!)Are those sites(bendigo) approachable by car ?
Your welcome mate...if there are tracks on the map, then I would say yes. Regards Aussie
TDC (1 year ago)
Cheers mate! Great video
tarryturbo6 (7 months ago)
TDC i
Thanks mate. Regards Aussie
Sotiri K (1 year ago)
Appreciate your help. Thank you so much. :)
You're welcome. Regards Aussie
Jason Stevens (1 year ago)
What a top video. Thanks for taking the time to make this.
Thanks mate, glad you find it helpful. Regards Aussie
Earl Lee Lethbridge (1 year ago)
just subscribed.like your vids.I want to watch all your vids to learn over the next while.I just started MD about 20 hours but I would like to incorporate gold hunting too.How can I use your info for Southern Alberta.It seems like our provincial government is not releasing acceptable Geo information. I understand if you do not have time to help a newbie...no worries eh I will keep researching.
Earl Lee Lethbridge (1 year ago)
Thanks Man.The stories are no gold here.North to Saskatchewan River and West into British Columbia called The Caribou. The alberta government Topographical,soil and mineral conveniently hold back the mineral deposits. Thanks again.I will keep digging and study your vids for more clues.
Gold prospecting principles are the same wherever you are in the world mate. keep researching and find a place near you where the Old Timers found gold..that's always the best place to start. You can employ the same alluvial techniques in your part of the world that I use in Australia. Good Luck. Regards Aussie
Mark Holly (1 year ago)
Outstanding!
Cheers for the great feedback. Regards Aussie
Fred Ned (1 year ago)
great help thanks very much for your direction and pointers
Cheers mate, you are welcome. regards Aussie
Gene Murphy (1 year ago)
Hi Dan, contacted you here a few weeks ago, was hoping you would be willing to direct me to just a few claims that are up for sale under 10.k and would have some potential for prospecting. Thanks, keep up the great work.
I think you might have the wrong person mate..I'm not Dan. However, if you jump on Gumtree, there are occasionally mines under 10K advertised. Good Luck, regards Aussie
tjsonic11 (1 year ago)
awesome thank you...
You're welcome mate, regards Aussie
Ful-O-Gold (1 year ago)
Great video mate! I enjoyed that! Added to my late night prospecting playlist thanks! I make videos to if you want to check them out that would be awesome!
+TheFulbrook Cheers mate. Glad you liked it. I'll have a look. Regards Aussie
Mick Carr (1 year ago)
very good video mate , found it very helping :) hopefully see you on the goldfields one day
Glad you found it helpful mate..maybe..good luck out there. Regards Aussie
Bluey 16 (1 year ago)
thanks mate, really helpful video, keep up the good work !
Cheers mate, glad it helped. Regards Aussie
Mitchell Paterson (1 year ago)
great video
Cheers mate
Paul (1 year ago)
Thank you!
You are welcome
Derek Dewit (1 year ago)
Great video, just a quick question when you look at the crown land shaded in grey and it has a number on it for eg P105888 what does the number stand for?
To be honest, not quite sure..haven't looked that deep into it. Could be a Prospecting lease number, but most likely a State Forest compartment number. Regards Aussie
Andrew Jackson (1 year ago)
great video as always, will you be doing a video on SA
Thanks mate..RE SA, wasn't going to, but I'll think about it. Regards Aussie
goo757 (1 year ago)
xD i hope he dose
Famo59 (1 year ago)
Hi John.. Your the man.. I love your info videos mate.. can't wait to load some up.. A real Legend you are mate. Cheers Tony 👍⛏🍺
You're welcome Tony. Cheers, John
MrShorty308 (1 year ago)
Thank you helped out heaps
Happy to help mate. Regards Aussie
loved it mate, great vid.
Glad you liked it. Cheers, Aussie

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