Australia is a continent blessed or lucky with some of the best gold in the world and the gold nuggets that come from there are some of the purest averaging over 95% pure gold in most cases. The gold nuggets have a tremendous amount of character and intricate shapes as the gold nuggets are not found in riverbeds so they have not been river worn. The often sharp and faceted shapes and high purity make Australian gold nuggets some of my favorite gold in the world and highly collectable.
Weight: 1.90 grams ( 29.36 grains)
Dimensions: 1/2" or 13mm
This gold was featured in episode 5 of The Gold Vlog. Click the play button below to learn more about the gold from Australia
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-Only about 2% of the gold in the world is in “gold nugget” form and the other 98% is microscopic speck and flake gold found in ore. A good gold ore today will have about one ounce of gold for every two tons of rock.
Even rarer are crystallized gold specimens and only about 0.04% of the gold in the world is crystallized. These natural gold nuggets and gold specimens are true - one of a kind - masterpieces from the earth’s natural elements and are found mostly in pockets where the gold was able to crystallize while it formed, much the same way other crystals form deep inside the earth.
Most of the hard rock mines that uncovered these extremely rare gold nugget crystals are closed today and it is extremely rare to have a new discovery of crystallized gold nuggets or gold specimens.
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