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Enormous Gold Nugget!

An amateur prospector in the Australian state of Victoria has astonished experts by unearthing a gold nugget weighing 5.5kg (177 ounces).



The unidentified man, using a handheld metal detector, found the nugget on Wednesday, lying 60cm underground near the town of Ballarat.



Its value has been estimated at more than A$300,000 ($315,000: £197,000).

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Added: Jan-17-2013 Occurred On: Jan-17-2013
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