AUSTRALIAN GOLD NUGGETS 1-2 GRAM


NATURAL GOLD NUGGETS FOUND IN AUSTRALIA ARE OFTEN 23K PURE OR SLIGHTLY HIGHER OR IN THE 94%-98% PURE RANGE.  PURITY CAN BE ROUGHLY ASSESSED BY THE NUGGET COLOR, THE RICHER AND DEEPER THE ORANGE-YELLOW THE HIGHER THE GOLD CONTENT.  AUSTRALIAN NUGGETS ARE VERY HIGH IN PURITY!

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.  NUGGETS ARE ALSO FOUND IN THE TAILINGS PILES OF PREVIOUS MINING OPERATIONS, ESPECIALLY THOSE LEFT BY GOLD MINING DREDGES.