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Old 09-21-2018, 03:38 AM
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Default 68 Oz Nugget!!


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Old 09-21-2018, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by havenalmighty View post
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, 09:35 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, 09:48 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, 09:17 PM
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Amazing find, I'd love to get over there someday...

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Old 12-02-2018, 03:27 PM
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Sounds amazing.

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Old 02-09-2019, 10:08 AM
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thats a massive nugget

best finds to date - 1821 capped bust dime ,1853 seated quarter, (2) 1891 seated dimes, 1874 seated dime, 1887 seated dime love token , 1777 half reale ,1805 drapped bust largie, 1914 barber half dollar,1812 classic head largie, 1864 2 cent piece,(1909 barber half dollar with a 1934 walker half dollar in the same hole together)1952 ben franklin half dollar

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Old 02-18-2019, 01:28 AM
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Smile sweet

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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Old 02-22-2019, 01:18 AM
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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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