Photograph 7478227
A Dutch-born clairvoyant who "divined" the way to a 7000 Pound opal deposit in Australia in 1961 is preparing to dig for gold. He is Rien Dijkshoorn, 42, who came to Australia with his wife, Cora, and daughter, Helga, 7, in December, 1960, from Graaf Engelbertlaan 7, Breda, Holland. He recently appeared in an Australian television programme, with an estimated 300 000 viewers. Dijkshoorn prepares to go down his opal shaft at Coober Pedy, central South Australia. After examining the area with his divining rod, Dijikshoorn located a big opal deposit, 75 feet down

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A12111, 1/1963/13/7
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