One lucky Aussie fella found himself in a whole lot of luck – financially that is.
The man who has chosen to remain anonymous has discovered a gold nugget estimated to be of the value of $72,000 when out on a trip with his metal detector.
Matt Cook, the owner of a metal detector shop in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia has come forth to tell the BBC about the mystery man’s fortuitous discovery.
He walked into my shop and showed me the nugget in his hand with a big smile on my face.
It just a bit bigger than a packet of smokes, and the density of it was incredible, so heavy.
He went on to add that the man has discovered the nugget in some saltbush flats, roughly 18″ below the surface.
It’s not often that finds this impressive pop up, with just a handful recorded in year and what makes this even rarer is the fact that it was discovered by a hobbyist with a single metal detector.
Smaller finds are rather common in Kalgoorlie, with 75% of all gold mine production happening in the region.
Mr Cook told West Australia,
It’s good to see people out there and finding nuggets like this. They’re harder to find but they’re still out there.
Mr Cook charges anywhere between $1,000AU to $10,000AU to gold prospectors for his metal detectors.
Cook further adds:
It’s so busy, I can’t remember a year like it.
And gold prices are high at the moment, it’s like a gold rush.
My Name is Kasim Khan and I am the founder of Educate Inspire Change. I have just returned from a 1 week stay at the world’s first medically licensed plant medicine retreat, it’s called Rythmia and is in the beautiful country of Costa Rica. During this week I had the most profound and transformational experience of my life and it’s not only me . . .over 95% of people who embark on this journey at Rythmia reports that they too had a life changing miracle. This magical place had such a profound effect on me that I am now dedicating my time to sharing this healing opportunity of a lifetime with you all.
Follow Us :
- Animals9 months ago
German Circus Uses Holograms Instead Of Live Animals For A Cruelty-Free Magical Experience
- Environment5 months ago
Bars In Italy Are Starting To Use Pasta Straws To Reduce Plastic Waste
- Nature2 years ago
A woman photographed ancient trees for 14 years, and here are the results
- Animals1 year ago
The Zoo That Puts People In Moving Cages While Animals Roam Free
- Environment4 months ago
Forest Garden With 500 Edible Plants Requires Only a Few Hours of Work Per Month
- Meditation1 year ago
1 Million Children Get Together And Meditated For World Peace In Thailand
- America3 months ago
Bon Jovi Opened 2 Restaurants That Allow People In Need To Eat Free Of Charge
- Science & Technology3 years ago
If You’re Annoyed By Others Chewing, You May Be A Genius