Amateur Treasure Hunter Discovers Massive, 10lb Gold Nugget

August 07, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

What every miner and wannabe miner dreams of: finding a massive, 10lb gold nugget. The discovery was made by an amateur playing with a metal detector in the Sierra Nevadas. A gold nugget is a naturally occurring piece of native gold. Watercourses often concentrate and grow the nuggets.