Welcome to Northern Nevada Gold! Your online source for gold nuggets, specimens, and more!

We Sell Specimen Gold
Gold Nugget Jewelry
We Offer Rare Crystallized Gold Specimens
Gold Nuggets, Too!

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

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    Specimen Gold 4196C
    Weight: 1.3 Grams
    Size: 1.2 x 0.7 x 0.2cm
    Mining District: Columbia
    County: Tuolumne Co. CA
    $80.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    A crystalline specimen of Californian Gold from the South Fork of the Stanislaus River. Pleasing deep yellow colored, brilliant lustered Gold. No Quartz matrix remains.  Found in an old 1849 vintage Californian Gold mine.


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    Specimen Gold 4194Mnh
    Weight: 6.7 Grams
    Size: 2.5 x 1.6 x 0.8cm
    Mining District: Manhattan
    County: Nye Co. NV
    $260.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Interesting!!!  Crystallized Gold from the Big 4 Hill area, Manhattan Nevada. Brightly lustered, with a rich orange-yellow color. Gold occurs as, wires, leaves, irregular granules, and tiny dendritic clusters. A specific gravity determination indicates approximately 66 grains Gold. Found using Goldbug2 metal detector.

    SOLD!
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    Specimen Gold 4192Mnh
    Weight: 35 Grams
    Size: 4 x 3.5 x 1.5cm
    Mining District: Manhattan
    County: Nye Co. NV
    $850.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Crystalline Gold from the JUMBO MINE.  Gold shows nice  rich, orangish-yellow color and has bright luster. Gold occurs disseminated in a micro-dendritic pattern. Specimen has not been etched or treated. A specific gravity determination showed approximately 7.1 Grams Gold. 


Newest Nuggets

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    Gold Nugget 4152PC
    Weight: 16.8 Grams
    Size: 2 x 2 x 0cm
    Mining District: Unknown
    County: Pershing Co. NV
    $1,000.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    HALF OUNCER!!!  A robust Gold nugget showing octahedral crystal development with strong water wear. Gold has soft velvety luster and a brassy-yellow color. Approximately 5% Quartz matrix remains. Weighs .54 OZ.


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    Gold Nugget 4124MX
    Weight: 1.7 Grams
    Size: 1 x 0.6 x 0.3cm
    Mining District: Caborca
    County: Sonora, MX
    $110.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    MEXICAN GOLD!!! A small nugget with beautiful, rich, buttery-yellow color, vibrant shimmering luster.  Found in Caborca, Mexico using a MineLab 5000 metal detector. No matrix. Weighs .06 ounce.


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    Gold Nugget 4123MR
    Weight: 5.3 Grams
    Size: 2.2 x 1 x 0.25cm
    Mining District: Central Mining District
    County: Humboldt Co. NV
    $325.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    PLUMOSE!!

    A curious nugget from Marble Rock placer in the Eugene Range. Beautiful, sparkling luster, bright, pale-yellow color. This nugget is composed of numerous elongated dendritic crystals, all highly compressed. An end view shows the dendritic character.  Very feather-like. Trace caliche matrix remains. Weighs in at .17 ounce.


Newest Silver Minerals

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    Silver 4042
    Weight: 40.5 Grams
    Size: 6 x 3.5 x 3cm
    Mining District: Timiskaming District
    County: Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
    $70.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    NATIVE SILVER!!!!!    Impressive crystallized Silver leaf specimen from historic, Cobalt-Gowganda, Ontario, Canadian mines.  Specimen exhibits bright, silver metallic luster.   Rare trace of tiny Quartz crystals on the Silver leaf which gives a crystal-like texture. This specimen comes from an old 1900s mine dump. 


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    Silver 4041
    Weight: 22.5 Grams
    Size: 4.8 x 3.3 x 1.8cm
    Mining District: Bou Azzer District
    County: Morocco, Africa
    $70.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Superb specimen of silver-metallic allargentum pseudomorphs after dendritic dyscrasite crystals in calcite. Dyscrasite crystallized first, then partially altered to allargentum, while maintaining the original dyscrasite form. Exhibits very bright luster and silvery white color. Very strong dendritic format. Trace dark gray Acinthite?? Calcite matrix.


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    Native Silver 4040Bou
    Weight: 57.2 Grams
    Size: 7 x 3 x 2cm
    Mining District: Bou Azzer District
    County: Morocco, Africa
    $85.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    CRYSTALLIZED SILVER, ALLARGENTUM, and DYSCRASITE!!!!!!  A stunning specimen of the rare, inter-grown, complex, and unique Silver-Antimony minerals named Dyscrasite, Allargentum, with Native Silver.  These crystals are intricate and well formed in a fine arborescent (branching) habit. Exhibits gleaming luster and a fine silvery-grey color. Silver also shows wires, blades, and leaves. There is another dark gray crystallized mineral present??  (Acanthite?) The matrix is Calcite. Found in the Bouisma mine, Morocco, Africa.


Newest Jewelry

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    Gold Nugget Jewelry 3898J
    Weight: 1.8 Grams
    Size: 1 x 0.5 x 0.2cm
    Mining District: Rich Hill, Stanton
    County: Yavapai Co. AZ
    $150.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    Dangle Earrings. Nicely matched nuggets from the Potato Patch placer in Rich Hill, AZ  Gold is solid, shows soft, velvety luster, and unique character. Posts and nuts are 14 k. Total weight for both nuggets is .06 ounce.


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    Gold Nugget Jewelry 3897J
    Weight: 3.5 Grams
    Size: 1.3 x 1 x 0.3cm
    Mining District: Rose Creek
    County: Pershing Co. NV
    $270.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    A lovely Gold nugget from the Rose Creek placer that has excellent character and a unique shape. Gold shows bright luster and a rich, orangish-yellow color.  Trace Quartz matrix remains.  Has an 16 inch, 14 karat Gold-filled chain and 14 karat clasps. Found using a MineLab 5000 metal detector.  Weighs .11 ounce.


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    Gold Nugget Jewelry 3895J
    Weight: 1.2 Grams
    Size: 0.5 x 0.5 x 0cm
    Mining District: Majuba placers
    County: Pershing Co. NV
    $125.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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    An elegant Gold nugget dangle-style pair of earrings.  The nuggets are small and well matched.  Exhibit bright luster and a vibrant honey-yellow color. Posts and nuts are 14K Gold.  Nuggets weighs .04 ounce.

    SOLD!

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

    SOLD!
  • 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: 22 x 14 x 5cm
    $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: 22 x 14 x 5cm
    $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: 22 x 14 x 5cm
    $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