Lucky Gold Nugget find
Large Gold Nugget found by visiting prospector
Side 1. -- Weight - 12 ozs. 13 dwts. 10 gr. -- Side 2.
24th. April 1998 -- Today a visiting prospector showed us a nice gold nugget he found in the Tarnagulla area last Friday. The nugget as shown in the photographs above weighed 12 ounces 13 pennyweights 3 grains and was flat in shape almost covering the palm of a persons hand. He said he found it on a hillside in virgin ground lying about 2 inches to 3 inches deep, he had also previously found about 16 pennyweights in small nuggets from the same area and is still searching. He said the ground where the finds were made consists mainly of quartz and ironstone gravel and is in an open forest area that is not overly scrubby.
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