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Yet another Specimen Gold Nugget find

Maryborough prospector finds Specimen Gold Nugget

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Side 1. -- Weight - 5 ozs. 5 dwts. 12 gr. -- Side 2.

31st. January 1998 -- The specimen gold nugget shown above was brought in to our store today by one of our regular customers for us to photograph. Our customer a experienced prospector from Maryborough found the nugget earlier this week a few kilometres north of Dunolly in a forest area.The nugget weighs 5 ounces 5 pennyweights 12 grains and contains approximately 3 ounces of gold. Our prospector customer reports that the find was in virgin ground consisting of hard grey clay away to one side of a run of old diggings which had been detected many times in the past. The nugget was 24 inches under the ground surface and also had a 6 inch diameter log over the top of the target which only gave him a very faint signal.

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