An Australian prospector has made a discovery many before him have missed — a gold nugget worth $300,000.
A prospector searching near the town of Ballarat, in an area prospectors have been searching for 162 years. He reportedly found the 5.5 kg chunk of gold buried about 60 cm underground.
The man found the gold nugget using a metal detector, according to Reuters. More surprising than the valuable discovery is that prospectors have never found the piece before now, even after aRead More »from Amateur Australian prospector finds huge gold nugget