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5 Kilogram Gold Nugget Found in Australia

Just when you think “Why bother, I never find anything good”, a story like this one makes it all worthwhile. A treasure hunter in Ballarat, Australia turned up a 5.5 kilo (about 12 pounds) nugget. The nugget was found using a Minelab GPX Model 5000 detector at a depth of more than half a meter. The Minelab 5000 isn’t your run of the mill detector, with a retail price of aound $7,000. Take a look at some that are for sale on Ebay now – Minelab GPX Model 5000. While it’s a bit of an investment, the discovery woldn’t have been made with a lesser detector at that sort...
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