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Croydon, QLD

The discovery of gold at Croydon in 1887 launched the final significant Queensland gold rush. Although there were payable amounts of gold found, the mining ventures were ultimately unsuccessful because poor technology made effective extraction of the gold too difficult.

Keir Reeves

Queensland’s Mining Heritage, The State of Queensland (Environmental Protection Agency), http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/cultural_heritage/places_and_meanings/queenslands_mining_heritage/. Details