Gold nugget

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a lump of gold as found in gold mining or digging; - called also a pepito.

See also: Gold

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Canberra: An Australian man has unearthed a 1.4 kilo gold nugget with the help of a metal detector while wandering Western Australia's gold fields, media reports said on Monday.
The discovery of the world's largest gold nugget is being remembered 150 years on, BBC reports.
A massive 200-pound gold nugget, believed to be the biggest, was unearthed in a mine in Western Australian.
"I have several of the gold nugget types (L18 standard gold nuggets, L81 'orange seam' aka small-spot gold nugget, and L177 Iriri aka queen gold nugget aka large-spot gold nugget).
A MAN was left stunned after he uncovered the heaviest gold nugget found in the UK in more than 200 years, worth an incredible PS50,000.
Scottsdale, AZ, June 21, 2015 --( Local Firm PHX Architecture is an "Award of Merit Winner" in Six Categories in the 52nd Annual Gold Nugget Awards Competition.
Steve, an eighteen-year Anchorage resident and avid gold miner, is showcasing several of his own original gold nugget jewelry pieces.
A herdsman in China's far western Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region found a 17-pound (7.85-kilogram) gold nugget that was "practically lying on bare ground", reports Xinhua news agency.
Summary: An Australian man has unearthed a 5.5 kg gold nugget worth $295,000.
A MYSTERY bidder has paid pounds 285,000 for an 8lb gold nugget found in California's famous Gold Rush country.
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"The Gold Nugget" is the tale of Rebecca Simmons, a woman who travels to Nevada to find the whereabouts of her brother.