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456Kg gold nugget found in Africa, Ghana.


Staff member
Gold comprises 90 percent of Ghana's Mineral export. The post originated from Ghana so who knows? I will check it out with my friend from Ghana.
HH Jeff

Mark kus

Well-known member
They could buy the whole country with that!


Staff member
Doesn't really look like gold. Also, how are two guys flopping a 1000+ lb rock so easily?
I did the math too it doesn't add up. I talked with my friend from Ghana he is going to check it out. He filled me in on their history. Originally called the gold coast while under colonial rule.


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When you consider the largest nugget ever found in recorded history (1869) was 'only' 97 kg (214 lb)*, this 456kg (1,025 lb) claim is highly questionable.
This should be earth-shattering news....but I can't find a single reference anywhere on the internet news feeds.
Combine that with the questionable video, and the fact that this exact same post (and no details/follow-up) is on Findmall in 8 different sub-forums, and I smell a rat.

(The "Welcome Stranger" is the biggest alluvial gold nugget that has ever been found, which had a calculated refined weight of 97.14 kilograms (214.16 lbs). It measured 61 by 31 cm (24 by 12 in) and was discovered by prospectors John Deason and Richard Oates on 5 February 1869 at Moliagul, Victoria, Australia, about 14.6 kilometres (9 miles) north-west of Dunolly.)

*Note: There are differing reports on the actual size of the "Welcome Stranger" nugget. I listed the largest one.