Giant Gold Nugget(s) Found in Bedrock Crevice - Great Find


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Hello All,

   Here is a short video of a very nice crack/crevice we found earlier this year during the Summer Monsoons.  Prior to this find, we were just weekend warriors placering various areas and metal detecting for nuggets finding a small handful of nuggets per day.  We were not finding anything to really write home about, just the common US nuggets from about a quarter gram and up to 3-4 grams.  

Working one of these dry creeks, we were hitting a few nuggets in the cracks, but found one we decided to chase down deeper.  Normally we don't do this, as digging down several feet or more to bedrock can be a lot of work, especially if you don't recover anything.  We had a wild hair, so we decided to do so and this spot paid off very well.  As you can see in the video below, the crack started off with two amazing gold nuggets, one was 2.2 ounces solid (just a flat lump) and the other was 1.01 ounces.  The gold nuggets were almost side by side in the same crevice as shown.  

We ended up finding 3-4 smaller gram sized nuggets in the same crevice, but the bedrock popped right up and the gold just disappeared.  It was a great moral boost for the Summer season, as it's normally pretty hot and nasty during the Summer Monsoons in the Southwestern US.  

The tools we normally use are shovels, metal rake, crevice tools, metal detector(s) and pinpointer.  We were using the Minelab GPZ 7000 with the new Nugget Finder Z Search 12" coil in this video.  The pinpointer we typically use is the Garrett AT Pinpointer (Orange one).  

Hope you all enjoy the video.  If you would like to follow us on Youtube, make sure you "Subscribe" to our channel to see all the new videos.  

Wishing you all a Happy upcoming Thanksgiving and a wonderful prospecting season.  Hope you all have some lunkers under your coils this season! 

Rob

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