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Hello All, We all know that it only takes one nice, big nugget to start a small modern day metal detecting gold rush. I'm sure the prospectors in Arizona remember the famous Stanton, Arizona "Tongue Nugget." This piece was around 28 ounces, not by far the biggest found, but sure started a gold rush down South of Stanton, Arizona. Other nuggets like the recent California "Butte Nugget" have re-sparked interest in metal detecting the California placers. There still are a lot of big nuggets being found, some being shown, others kept secret. Another place up at Ric
Hello All, I found this piece earlier this Summer season. Wanted to make sure I cleaned out the area pretty good before someone got word of the area. This piece was found at almost 3 foot deep. Took well over an hour to dig out. Found with a Minelab GPZ 7000 metal detector.