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Our opal mine in boulder opal country, in Opalton via Winton, Western Queensland, including our opal mining camp is for sale, due to ill health

Unique opportunity to go opal mining, in comfort.

All situated in a restricted area ( hand mining only) on the Opalton opal mining field, 125 km south west of Winton.

Our opal mine is situated on 3 registered mining claims 30 m x 30 m next to each other.

Producing boulder opal, boulder opal matrix and pipe crystal opal.

Extensive machinery and equipment in very good condition: 240 and 12 volts generators, 240 volts electric welder, tools, Compair Holman diesel air compressor with hoses with 2 as new air jackpicks, electric jackpicks, JCB 3CX back hoe/ front end loader, Prospecting drilling rig mounted on a Diamond T truck with 90 cm diameter auger ( will drill down to 40 feet , and smaller auger can be fitted), air hoses, electric leads and lights, plus numerous spare parts, tools, etc...

 

Well established mining camp on a registered opal mining claim, 30 m x 30 m

Good accomodation made of 2 very strong galvanized steel buildings 12.12 m x 6.20 m and 3.70 m x 3.50 m ( 101 m2 ) fenced and fully equipped and furnished with :

Queen bed with 2 one drawer bedside, flush toilets, shower, kero fridge, gas stove, TV set, kitchen table, pantry, wired for 12 volts ( solar powered) and 240 volts, 4 plastic water tanks with over 25000 litres of water storage, satellite TV, high speed satellite internet etc...

Perfect set up as a permanent base on the best boulder opal field in Queensland

Opal mine with camp and all machinery and equipment (W.I.W.O.) reduced from $70K to 60K

 

The mining camp can be sold on its own for $25K

 

All offers will be considered

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Elisabeth in front of camp

Elisabeth in front of camp


car in carport

Car in carport


Front of camp)

Front of camp


Side of camp

Side of camp

with satellite TV dish


Back of mining camp

Back of mining camp

showing some water tanks and satellite internet dish


Front-garden

Front vegetables garden


Diesel air compressor

Diesel air compressor

in front of the camp


HiWay drill for prospecting

HiWay drill for prospecting

mounted

on a Diamond T truck


Automatic hoist

Automatic hoist


Jacky mining with back hoe

Jacky mining with back hoe


HiWay drill on a Diamond T truck

HiWay drill for prospecting

mounted

on a Diamond T truck


HiWay drill on a Diamond T truck

Jackpicks and drill used underground

( VIDEOS )


6 videos of 3 of the best boulder opals found in this mine:


1/ The Emerald sea : 1st video , 2nd video


The Emerald sea


2/ The Bird of paradise: 1st video , 2nd video


The Bird of paradise (Split part 1)   The Bird of paradise (Split part 2)


3/ The Butterfly opal: 1st video , 2nd video


Split boulder opal: The Butterfly opal

Unique opportunity for existing opal miners to move to Queensland or for people wanting to get involved in opal mining

( experience would be a plus)

Please contact us for more details if you are interested ( or phone: 07 40668140 )

( updated 25 May2014)