Wednesday, January 05, 2011
100-Ounce Sierra Gold "Washington Nugget" to be Auctioned March 15
Imagine a gold nugget the size of a small fruitcake.
Fred Holabird, a mining geologist, doesn't have to imagine, because a gold prospector brought one into his Reno office in 2010.
Holabird remembers shouting, "Oh, my God!" or something similar, but unprintable in a family newspaper.
"I made some exclamation that was very, very . . .
Full story at: The Sacramento Bee