Holidaymaker finds Gold
Side 1. -- Weight - 2 ozs. 2 dwts. -- Side 2.
10th. October 1998 -- The above nugget was found by an Adeliade prospector last Thursday the first day of his 3 day stay in Dunolly. He told us that the nugget was found in virgin ground amid a small patch of 7 other nuggets he also found of which the largest weighed about 2.5 pennyweights. The larger nugget shown in the photograph above weighed 2 ounces 2 pennyweights and was found 10 inches deep in quartz wash and ironstone clay. The lucky prospector told us that the finds were in the local Dunolly area in mostly open but tall gum country.
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