Natural Gold Nugget Specs
This beautiful 154 gram natural gold nugget was mined near Fairbanks, Alaska in the summer of 2013 and has been saved by the miner ever since. Fairbanks, Alaska, boasts a rich and captivating gold mining history that contributed significantly to the development of the region. In fact, In 1902, the story begins with the discovery of gold in the waters of the Chena River, which sparked a rush of prospectors and settlers to the area. Today, Fairbanks retains its connection to its gold mining heritage through preserved historical sites, museums, and the stories of early pioneers.
This natural gold nugget weighs 99 dwt/154 grams (almost 5 troy ounces!). It is almost 2″ tall, 1″ thick about 1 1/4″ wide . This nugget comes with a certification book and map showing when and where the gold was found.
Because of the value of this nugget, we can only sell it by bank wire. Call for more information, 907-278-8414.
General Info About Nuggets
Because of our low prices, this gold sells quickly! If we do not have this exact nugget in stock we will find something comparable for you.
Most of our nuggets are between 70% to 95% pure gold. Furthermore, natural gold has other metals mixed with it, including silver and platinum. You can request nuggets from different areas of the state and will notice that the color and texture varies from mine to mine. We weigh our nuggets in pennyweight (DWT), where 1 pennyweight equals 1.55 grams, and 20 pennyweights equal 1 troy ounce.
Throughout Alaska, people discover natural gold nuggets, which showcase the state’s abundant mineral wealth. These nuggets are the result of various geological processes that have occurred over millions of years. The combination of glaciers, erosion, and mineralization has led to the formation of these valuable pieces of gold. Alaska’s rivers, creeks, and remote areas attract prospectors and gold enthusiasts who search for these precious nuggets, which can vary in size and shape. Thus, the allure of finding natural gold nuggets in Alaska’s picturesque landscapes has made it a popular destination for those seeking the thrill of gold prospecting and the beauty of untamed nature.