Amateur Prospector Finds 12 Pound Gold Nugget in Australia
Nina Sen, Life's Little Mysteries Contributor
Date: 19 January 2013 Time: 03:47 PM ET
An amateur prospector using a metal detector found a huge gold nugget near Ballarat in the Australian state of Victoria. The nugget weighs 5.5 kilograms (12.12 pounds) and could be worth around $300,000.
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