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Prospector In Australia Finds Giant Gold Nugget

Posted: January 17, 2013

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The owner of the local gold shop told the Herald newspaper that if the anonymous prospector was "silly enough to melt it down," it would be worth nearly $300,000. Unlikely, since its size and shape make it so rare.

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