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


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Old 09-21-2018, 08:04 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, 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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2018 totals: $1602.32AUD (591x$2, 310x$1, 93x50c, 249x20c, 318x10c, 424x5c, 308x2c, 461x1c) and 184 foreign, collectable or older Australian/English (pre-decimal) coins.
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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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