ALASKAN GOLD NUGGETS 2-20 GRAM


ON EARTH, GOLD FINALLY REACHED US SOME 200 MILLION YEARS AFTER THE FORMATION OF THE PLANET WHEN METEORITES PACKED WITH GOLD AND OTHER METALS BOMBARDED ITS SURFACE. A GOLD NUGGET IS A NATURALLY OCCURRING PIECE OF NATIVE GOLD.  WATERCOURSES OFTEN CONCENTRATE NUGGETS AND FINER PLACER GOLD IN PLACERS.  NUGGETS ARE RECOVERED BY PLACER MINING, BUT THEY ARE ALSO FOUND IN RESIDUAL DEPOSITS WHERE THE GOLD-BEARING VEINS OR LODES ARE WEATHERED.