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    GOLD NUGGET
    North of Laverton, Western Australia

    Depending on your choice of operating area, "coin-shooting" with a metal detector can net you a fine catch of bottle caps, spent bullets and scrap iron; or - If you are out in the 'bush' of Western Australia, it's possible that you will find a hefty gold nugget like Pieter Heydelaar did. This irregular nugget displays the high-karat gold color associated with Western Australian Gold, along with a minimal amount of limonitic matrix deep in recesses of the piece. This solid Gold nugget weighs 6.52 troy ounces (203 gms).
    Overall measurements: 2.5 x 2 x .5 inches (6.4 x 5.1 x 1.3 cm). Offered at no reserve.

    Provenance: Global Treasures, found by metal detector July 1994. [Hoppel Catalog # D1191A]

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    2nd Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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