Field Trips

Chudleigh Park

Chudleigh Park Field Trip Report Photographs from trip Report taken from pages six and seven of CMLC Newsletter Oct 2019. Photographs from the trip are also on page eight. G’day Readers, A long drive and hot weather didn’t deter our intrepid fossickers from enjoying the field trip to Chudleigh Park over the Queen’s birthday long weekend. Rob and Leigh (and family and Friends) and Peggy and Craig arrived earlier in the week with Kylie and Lance (and Children) arriving Friday arvo.

Mt Gibson

Mt Gibson Field Trip Report June 12, 2017 Allan Gale G’day Readers Our first field trip of the year, to Mount Gibson, over the Easter weekend was very enjoyable for all attendees. Trevor and Jan Hannam and I, met up at the Ravenshoe bakery Thursday morning 13 April. After stocking up on fresh bread for the long weekend Trevor repaid my efforts from last year by buying the last Chilly Pie before I could get to it, we then proceeded on to Innot Hot Springs Caravan Park.

O'Briens Creek

O’Briens Creek Field Trip There is a report describing the unexpected discovery of a patch of large pointed smoky quartz by club members, close to main tracks at O’Briens Creek, on 21 July 2019 in CMLC Newsletter Aug 2019, pages 10 and 11. Craig guided members to site. Tim started the dig at the patch. The first three large pointed pointed smoky quartz were found by Tasman, Craig and Tim

Lava Plains Field Trip Reports

Two reports from same field trip in 2016 Michael Hardcastle’s Report Allan Gale’s Report Report by Robert O’Leary in 2018 Two reports from same field trip in 2016 From CMLC Newsletter Jul 2016 Members on field trip. Allan Gale, Michael Hardcastle, Demetri Kanellos, Amanda Pearce, Stuart Howe, Ken Vaughan. Both Michael’s and Allan’s reports follow Michael Hardcastle’s Report Demitri and I met Allan in Mareeba.

CANCELLED. Easter Long Weekend Fossicking Field Trip to Lava Plains Sapphire Fields, 10-13 Apr. Updated 23 Mar

CANCELLED following the request by the Premier of QLD, Annastacia Palaszczuk, on 23 March for the public to remain at their homes and suburbs during the Easter break and not to go bush