Aurous or gold as commonly called is a metal that draws the attention of mankind. Aside from its glitter, physical characteristics and durability, gold has already gained a reputation for being an important metal that has been part of mankind’s history. There are two supersized gold nuggets found on this planet, this infographic will tell you more about it.
- John Deason and Richard Oates’s discovery of 2, 520 troy ounces of gold equivalent to 156.6 pounds. They found it Moliagul, Victoria, Australia. The gold is estimated to be worth $3.8 million.
- Canaa Nugget found in Brazil weighs 134.1 pounds. It was part of a bigger nugget that was broken upon excavation. The nugget can be seen now at the Banco Central Museum in Brazil.