Article | A real rock star: 62-pound gold nugget discovered by metal detectors gets its Houston moment

Published by Culture Map, Written by Whitney Radley, Sunday 29th January 2012.

In April 2010, three unsuspecting prospectors were metal detecting in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia when their hand-held machine went nuts.

Was it gold ore? Was it an old aluminum can?

Neither: It was the Ausrox Gold Nugget. A monster nugget. One of the largest ever discovered, in fact, weighing in at 62.33 troy pounds.

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