Place:Rubyvale, Queensland, Australia


Located inQueensland, Australia
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Rubyvale is a town in the Australian state of Queensland, approximately west of Emerald. Situated in a region called the Gemfields, sapphires are mined extensively in the area. At the , Rubyvale had a population of 510.

Rubyvale is home to a small library, a convenience store/news agents, post office, hotel and take-away bottle shop, as well as a variety of accommodation and fossicking areas. Some popular places to go fossicking are the Bob n John Mine, Bobby Dazzler and Pats Gems. The area can get up to 40'C during summer, and can reach 0 °C in winter. The RSL was recently closed due to legal reasons.

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