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    Gold Nugget
    Ruby Mining District
    Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
    Alaska, USA

    While this Gold nugget out of the Ruby Mining District of Alaska is definitely a classic, featuring all of the usual characteristics of examples from the 49th State, there is certainly nothing terribly typical about this massive specimen. With a weight of 727 grams (24.5 oz t), this is a truly enormous nugget with some minor visible matrix of Quartz. The highly lustrous surface boasts a brassy appearance making the offering as beautiful as it is big, especially for an Alaskan. The large surfaces are relatively different, with one complex and highly dimensional, while the other has a smooth aspect over virtually the entirety of its exterior. This is a very sizable Gold nugget on all counts, and the fact that it offers aesthetic attributes makes it a specimen piece well beyond just a huge nugget.
    Measurements: 3.83 x 3.09 x 1.07 x inches (9.73 x 7.84 x 2.72 cm), weighs 727 grams (24.5 oz t)

    Estimate: $60,000 - up.

    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    8th Wednesday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    8th Wednesday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    5 Days 17h 18m 31s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 32
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session - Golds & Gemstones (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 72001-72100) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Wednesday, December 8, 2021.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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