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For more than a decade, Northern Nevada Gold has sold mineral specimens, nuggets, and gold nugget jewelry online. Our world-class specimens are ideal for classroom education, training, investment, gifts, or simply enjoyment.


Specimen gold is generally found and retrieved from lode gold deposits. These are usually high-grade occurences found in quartz veins, or less commonly calcite. Gold may also be found as specimens in, or with iron oxides, adularia (a low-temperature feldspar), sulfides, and with other silica-rich minerals such as tourmaline, amythest, or clay minerals.


Gold nuggets are created in nature as a result of the surface weathering processes on high-grade gold bearing quartz veins, or rarely other types of geologic gold deposits.


Newest Specimens

  • 3782hv
    Specimen Gold 3782HV
    Weight: 3.6 Grams
    Size: 1.5 x 1.5 x 1.6cm
    Mining District: Jamestown
    County: Tuolumne Co. CA
    $100.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Brilliant-lustered leaf Gold on white Quartz. A buttery yellow color and squeeky clean. A California specimen from the Harvard Mine.


  • 3781hv-c
    Specimen Gold 3781HV
    Weight: 3.72 Grams
    Size: 2.2 x 1.5 x 1cm
    Mining District: Jamestown
    County: Tuolumne Co. CA
    $125.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    CALIFORNIA  GOLD!!!     A crystallized Gold leaf specimen from the famous Harvard Mine in the Jamestown mining district. Deep, buttery-yellow colored, brilliant lustered, large leaf Gold shot into white Quartz.  From an old collection, found at an old 1849 vintage Californian Gold mine.  Nice small, yet robust and sound specimen.  These specimens are very difficult to obtain as the mine has been closed, and flooded for over 75 years.


  • 3780rm-b
    SOLD
    Specimen Gold 3780RM
    Weight: 1.5 Grams
    Size: 2 x 0.6 x 1cm
    Mining District: Mokelumne
    County: Calaveras Co. CA
    $120.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Crystalline specimen of arboresent Gold from the Royal Mine. Clean, no Quartz. Exhibits soft, velvety luster, and shows a coppery-yellow color.  Found in an old, historic, California mining camp using a metal detector.

    SOLD!

Newest Nuggets

  • 3775rh
    Gold Nugget 3775RH
    Weight: 6.9 Grams
    Size: 1.8 x 1 x 0.5cm
    Mining District: Rich Hill, Stanton
    County: Yavapai Co. AZ
    $425.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    POTATO PATCH GOLD!!!  A curious, near-quarter ounce, robust, Gold nugget from the Rich Hill mining district, Stanton, Arizona. This nugget comes from the original historic Potato Patch claim discovery site. Shows soft, velvety luster, and a rich, orangish tint.. as well as an interesting, classic, water worn shape.  No Quartz remain, however there are a few % original, red, hematitic sediments in the crevices. Found using a back-hoe and a metal detector in this old, historic, Arizona Gold camp.  Weighs .22 oz.

     


  • 3774ak
    SOLD
    Gold Nugget 3774AK
    Weight: 2.3 Grams
    Size: 1.2 x 0.9 x 0.5cm
    Mining District: Ganes Creek
    County: Alaska
    $140.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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     Pretty nugget showing rich, orangish-yellow color, and very bright luster. No  Quartz matrix remains. Found in the Ganes Creek Alaska placer fields using a metal detector. Weighs .07 oz.

    SOLD!
  • 3773rh-b
    Gold Nugget 3773RH
    Weight: 2.06 Grams
    Size: 1.3 x 0.9 x 0.2cm
    Mining District: Rich Hill, Stanton
    County: Yavapai Co. AZ
    $125.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    A small Gold nugget from the Rich Hill mining district, Stanton, Arizona. This nugget comes from the original historic Potato Patch claim discovery site. Shows brilliant luster, and a rich, orangish tint.. as well as an interesting phallic shape.  No Quartz remains. Found using a back-hoe and a metal detector in this old, historic, Arizona Gold camp.  Weighs .07 oz.

     


Newest Silver Minerals

  • 3757crde
    Silver Specimen 3755Crd.
    Weight: 100 Grams
    Size: 7 x 7 x 0.7cm
    Mining District: Creede
    County: Mineral Co. CO
    $30.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    CREEDE, Colorado SILVER!!!!   Bulldog Mine High-Grade!!!  Large slab 2 Cm. thick cut from a boulder of a Barite vein with high-grade Silver mineralization. One side has been polished. Creede was mined from the 1870s to 1960s. A revival was made in 1969 when the Homestake Mining Co.  opened up the Bulldog Mine and produced millions of ounces of Silver. The mine was shut down in 1985 due to low Silver prices.  Hecla is currently active on this property.

    This slab shows distinct banding of white Barite matrix with numerous bands of gray, Silver sulfides, probably Argentite/Acmite.  Some of the bands contain finely divided native Silver.


  • 3755crde
    Specimen Silver 3754Crd.
    Weight: 100 Grams
    Size: 9 x 5.5 x 0.7cm
    Mining District: Creede
    County: Mineral Co. CO
    $30.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Bulldog Mine High-Grade SILVER!!!   Small slab .5--1 Cm. thick, cut from a Barite vein with high-grade Silver mineralization. Creede was mined from the 1870s to 1960s. A revival was made in 1969 when the Homestake Mining Co.  opened up the Bulldog Mine and produced millions of ounces of Silver. The mine was shut down in 1985 due to low Silver prices.  Hecla is currently active on this property.

    This slab shows distinct banding of white Barite matrix with  bands of gray, Silver sulfides, probably Argentite/Acmite.  Some of the bands contain finely divided native Silver.  Native Silver occurs as bright, silvery lustered grains.


  • 3754crde
    Specimen Silver 3753Crd.
    Weight: 58 Grams
    Size: 5.5 x 4 x 1cm
    Mining District: Creede
    County: Mineral Co. CO
    $20.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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       Bulldog Mine High-Grade SILVER!!!   Small slab 1 Cm. thick, cut from a Barite vein with high-grade Silver mineralization. Creede was mined from the 1870s to 1960s. A revival was made in 1969 when the Homestake Mining Co.  opened up the Bulldog Mine and produced millions of ounces of Silver. The mine was shut down in 1985 due to low Silver prices.  Hecla is currently active on this property.

    This slab shows distinct banding of white Barite matrix with  bands of gray, Silver sulfides, probably Argentite/Acmite.  Some of the bands contain finely divided native Silver.  Native Silver occurs as bright, silvery lustered grains.


Newest Jewelry

  • gold_nuggetjewelry3612j
    Gold Nugget Jewelry 3612J
    Weight: 2.7 Grams
    Size: 1 x 0.5 x 0.2cm
    Mining District: Marysville
    County: Yuba, Co.
    $195.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Gorgeous Gold Nugget Earrings: Nicely matched pair of nuggets from the Yuba, CA placer fields.  Post-style earrings with 14K  posts, and nuts. Nuggets were found using a Goldbug2 metal detector. Weight together for the nuggets is .09 oz.


  • gold_nuggetjewelry3611j
    Gold Nugget Jewelry 3611J
    Weight: 1.8 Grams
    Size: 0.6 x 0.5 x 0.2cm
    Mining District: Rose Creek
    County: Pershing Co. NV
    $135.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Nevada Gold!!  Nicely matched pair of nuggets from the Rose Creek placers. Simple post style earrings with 14K Gold posts and nuts. Nuggets were found using a Goldbug2 metal detector. Weigh .06 OZ.

  • gold_nuggetjewelry3610j
    Gold Nugget Jewelry 3610J
    Weight: 2 Grams
    Size: 0.7 x 0.5 x 0.2cm
    Mining District: North ForkAmerican River
    County: Placer Co. CA
    $150.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    California Gold!  Beautifully matched pair of nuggets from the North Fork of the American River. Simple post style earrings with 14K Gold posts and nuts. Nuggets were found using a Goldbug2 metal detector. Weigh .06 OZ.


Apex Picks

  • Apex Badger Pick
    Apex Badger Pick $95.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Built from the same tough material as the Talon but has a slightly smaller head design and shorter handle to get into tight places. The Badger is light enough to pack all day long. Especially suited for the non-metallic \"Pick Packer\" (tm) nylon holster. P/N: GC1035-6 Weight: Approx. 2.75 lbs. Head Size: Approx 10.0\" x 3.5\" Handle Spec: 18\" Hickory Three free Super Magnets included with the sale of any pick! Price: $80.00 Postage and Packing: $15.00


  • Apex Talon Pick
    Apex Talon Pick $100.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Excellent choice for most nugget and relic recovery conditions. Lightweight, yet strong enough to handle most tough soil and rocky conditions. P/N: GC1245-6 Weight: Approx. 4.25 lbs. Head Size: Approx 12.0\" x 4.5\" Handle Spec: 30\" Hickory 3 free Super Magnets included with the sale of any pick! Price: $80.00 Shipping: $20.00

  • Apex Extreme Pick
    Apex Extreme Pick $110.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Best Gold pick on the market! Suitable for any type of detecting, short of hard-rock mining. Extreme P/N: GC1245-8 Weight: Approx. 4.75 lbs. Head Size: Approx 12.0\" x 4.5\" Handle Spec: 36\" Hickory 3 free Super Magnets included with the sale of any pick! Price: $90.00 Shipping: $20.00

Paydirt

  • 1/2 Pound Bag
    Weight: 227 Grams
    Size: 15 x 10 x 0cm
    $29.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    A great affordable bag for the beginner, or person who just wants to try Gold panning. Every bag guaranteed to contain real placer Gold. See recommendations below.

    Shipping and handling $5.00  Foreign orders subject to actual shipping costs.

  • Paydirt
    1-pound bag
    Weight: 454 Grams
    Size: 20 x 12 x 0cm
    $59.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Every 1 Pound Bag contains a guaranteed amount of one Gram of real placer Gold. Ideal material for testing your skills with a Gold pan, or Gold wheel. It is highly recommended that a person pans this material over a large plastic, or metal wash tub so that the Gold wont be lost. This assures that the panning experience can be repeated over and over for continued enjoyment.

    Shipping and handling $5.00  Foreign orders subject to actual shipping costs.

  • Paydirt
    3-pound bag
    Weight: 1362 Grams
    Size: 29 x 16 x 0cm
    $105.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    This material will contain 2 Grams, guaranteed, of real placer Gold. Both size bags contain black sands (Magnetite) however this 3 Pounder may contain larger size nuggets. This material is recommended not only as a panning concentrate but also as a calibrating material for testing your dry washer or high-banker. Again, it is advised that you try re-circulating the spoils to capture all the guaranteed Gold, and to allow you to repeat the process as often as you want.

     

    Shipping and handling $10.00  Foreign orders subject to actual shipping costs.

     

    Larger bags available upon request