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Press Trust Of India
Melbourne, January 17, 2013
First Published: 23:48 IST(17/1/2013)
Last Updated: 23:49 IST(17/1/2013)
Australian explorer finds gold nugget
In a finding of a lifetime, an amateur explorer in Australia has unearthed a gold nugget weighing an astonishing 5.5 kg worth $315,000. The unidentified man, using a handheld metal detector, found the nugget on Wednesday, lying 60 cm underground near Ballarat. The value of the nugget has been estimated at more than $315,000), the Herald Sun reported.
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