Download Gold Nugget Found In California Backyard Pics. Most of the largest gold nuggets found in the united states have come from california. He also asked kagin to keep his name and the location of the.
Whether or not you find gold, learning the you will need to choose where in your yard to look for gold. And the enormous nugget was displayed at the san francisco fall antiques show in fort mason, where dealer don kagin said he expected it to fetch upwards of £218. California still has excellent potential for gold prospecting, and the butte nugget is proof that there are still some spectacular gold nuggets waiting to be not long after its discovery was announced, it was sold to an anonymous buyer for $400,000.
Found in 1977 with a metal detector.
Many giant gold nuggets found in the past in the sierra mountains weighed as much as 54 pounds, but most were melted down or sold as chunks. The finder, who wishes to remain anonymous, and for good reason, states that he found the gold nugget on public land, in the butte county mountains. The chronicle said its research shows it has been decades since a report of anyone discovering a rock of 6 pounds or over in california. Finding gold in your backyard is unlikely unless you live in an area known for gold production, but it is worth a try.