At almost a half troy ounce, this natural California gold nugget is a prize from a state where the gold rush has been dramatically halted by regulation. Most gold nuggets are found in the rivers and California has banned all river dredging making natural gold nuggets like this one very hard to source. A beautiful patina and unique shape on this 13.8 gram natural gold nugget.
As a gold dealer and someone who gets to see a lot of gold nuggets. It is rare to see a collection such as this one with large gold nuggets from so many unique locations in North America. The collection comes from a single prospector who is a retired police officer and for the last 30 years, he spent six weeks every summer prospecting for gold.
Weight: 13.8 grams (0.47 Troy Ounces)
Dimensions: 3/4" or 20mm
This gold nugget was featured in episode 1 of the Gold Vlog.