Experienced gold prospectors are skeptics. All too often metal detector sounds off excitedly, only to discover a worthless piece of metal or a hairpin. But one lucky prospector found a golden nugget bigger than his wildest dreams.
13. Old Horseshoes
The anonymous miner has chosen not to reveal his identity. He explains that back in August of 2016, he assumed his metal detector at found nothing of value. “I thought it was rubbish at first, maybe an old horseshoe,” he told Minelab, the company which makes the metal detector he used that fateful day.