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Old 09-21-2018, 02:38 AM
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Default 68 Oz Nugget!!

Wowzers!

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/wa-prosp...0k-gold-nugget

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Old 09-21-2018, 08:04 AM
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Originally Posted by havenalmighty View post
Wowzers!

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/wa-prosp...0k-gold-nugget
Dang that baby was just shy of 3 feet deep..

says he's been combing the same patch in the northern Goldfields with a metal detector for years, but struck it lucky with better technology.

wonder what it was

all I know is I want one of those nuggies.

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Old 09-21-2018, 08:35 AM
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WA has been producing a lot of large nuggets recently. This one was found in Leonora (800km NE from Perth). I found out about this nugget through my dad's friend (who's also a prospector). An awesome find that every prospector dreams of finding

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Old 09-21-2018, 08:48 AM
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WOW!!! Thats a serious payday...probably worth more just by itself. Looks like a Minelab was used as it sits in the picture.

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Old 09-21-2018, 08:17 PM
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Amazing find, I'd love to get over there someday...

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Old 12-02-2018, 02:27 PM
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Sounds amazing.

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Old 02-09-2019, 09:08 AM
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thats a massive nugget

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Old 02-18-2019, 12:28 AM
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He must be a heavy prospector , GPX7000 and a accessory 1500.00 coil GPXZ19 - 19 Inch dd coil , well all i can say is he paid for his equipment

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This makes me want to move to Australia, drink some good beer, box a kangaroo and find some chunky nuggets. Not necessarily in that order.

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Old 02-27-2019, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by jackdaniels View post
This makes me want to move to Australia, drink some good beer, box a kangaroo and find some chunky nuggets. Not necessarily in that order.
Oi, you leave our kangaroos alone! You can punch a snake or two instead

But it sure is nice to watch the sunset in the outback, whilst enjoying the peacefulness of your surroundings in front of the campfire, with a cold beer in your hand, and knowing that tomorrow more gold will be waiting for you.

(Ok, I may have romanticised that, but it's not far from the truth, really)
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Old 02-27-2019, 09:05 AM
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Wow! I can't imagine finding something like that!
@sandgroper those are some awesome pictures!

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"Duck's Foot"? H3ll! I'd be happy to find a pigeon's claw!

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