49.7 Gram Natural Heart Shaped Gold Nugget

49.7 Gram Natural Heart Shaped Gold Nugget


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49.7 Gram Natural Heart Shaped Gold Nugget Specs

This beautiful 49.7 gram natural heart shaped gold nugget was mined at Moose Creek, Alaska in 1998. Moose Creek is located north of Fairbanks, Alaska. This nugget was the largest nugget that this miner had found in over 10 years of mining. He wouldn’t sell it until the price of gold hit a record high price over $2000 per ounce!  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 49.7 grams, 1.6 troy ounces. It is 1 1/2″ wide, about 1 1/2″ tall, and about 1/4″ thick at its.thickest. People knew the area upstream from this mine for its hard rock gold. This nugget’s rugged texture indicates it didn’t travel downstream very far. It comes with a certification book and map showing when and where the gold was found.

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.

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.

Product Code: SNUG49.7

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