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Little House of Gems
We do our own fossicking so our sapphires are local. Karen is our Gemcutter and Michael is our Jeweller.
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Categories: Dining and Eating Out; Mining and Industry; Parks and Gardens;
Peak Downs Mine in Moranbah
See how the miners of Moranbah work by taking a free tour through the massive Peak Downs Open Cut Mine. The mine was developed in the early 1970s and has a production capacity of nine million tonnes of coking coal per year! On tour, you will marvel at the sheer size and scale of the operation and equipment used while learning about the vitality of this world-class industry from local experts.
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Categories: Mining and Industry;
Walk In Mine
Lightning Ridge
The Walk In Mine is the most easily accessed mine, and the longest running tourist attraction in Lightning Ridge. Originally a working opal mine, the Walk in Mine opens up an amazing world underground even to many elderly folk. The underground theatre presents a wonderful DVD to enhance your experience. Learn how what you see underground transforms into the large range of affordable and beautiful gems in the showroom, and helps you identify what you are looking for when you search for your own opal in our fossicking area. Much of the display has been mined, cut and set by the staff at Walk In Mine and they are proud to show it to you. Make Walk In Mine your first point of call in the Ridge.
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