Northern Territory Fossicking
Wave Hill Station
Unfortunately - I have been
threatened with legal action (June 2011) if I do not amend this
The following is the letter about this page.
It has been brought to my attantion thsat you are directing
fossickers to our Mineral Lease in the Wave Hill area of
I am writing in relation to your information regarding FA8
in the Wave Hill area of Northern Territory.
The area in question is under a ML 25205 and fossickers must
obtain permission to enter the area. Terms and conditions of
entry are available from Crystal Universe Pty. Ltd. Ph: 03
9646 1744 and speak to Mr. Ken Campbell.
Due to the unauthorised entry of commercial enterprises NO
FOSSICKING will be permitted in 2011! No Camping on the area
will be permitted at any time.
If you wish to visit the area for fossicking in 2012 you
will need to have written permission from Crystal Universe
Pty. Ltd. and you will be required to sign an Indemnity
Form. A thorough background check will be conducted before
permission is granted.
Dealers will be refused entry and there will be a bag limit
imposed on fossickers to protect the resource and to protect
the value of the resource.
Anyone caught within the boundary of ML25205 without
permission will be prosecuted and charged at the rate of
$200.00 per Kg for any gemstone material in their
We require you to amend your information on the 'prehnite
deposit at Wave Hill (FA8)' or legal action will be taken to
resolve this matter.
Gerald Pauley, Project Manager, SunJade Project.
I have been in contact with NT Dept of resources
(June 2011) & they are working on amending the Fossicking site
information because everything on the WWW still says "go there &
So basically any reference to enjoying the Katherine Regions
only fossicking area should be confirmed via the NT Govt site
links at bottom of the page . The map supplied to me indicates
that the ML25205 is fairly well in the middle of the the FA8.