Diamond Mining at Boggy Camp.
Diamond Mining at Boggy Camp, near Inverell.
During the present month the purchase money, £4750, will be paid for Messrs. Dasey and Aitken's diamond mine at Boggy Camp. The property has been acquired by an English syndicate, but the original proprietors retain 10,000 shares. The Messrs Skippen, holding tribute ground at Boggy Camp, made a sensational find of diamonds yesterday, obtaining 1089 diamonds from four wheelbarrow loads of dirt.
Brown and party, of the Bunker claim, Auburn Vale, have sold 100 carats diamonds at 6s 3d per carat, the result of one month's work for two men. Graham and party, of Boggy Camp have struck wash 4ft. thick. The prospect is 10 diamonds to one dish of dirt. A quantity of wash is at grass.