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 4500WM
Weight: 5.5 Grams
Size: 1.7 x 1.2 x 1cm
Mining District: French Gulch
County: Nevada Co, CA
$385.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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A stunning, crystalline Gold specimen from the Washington Mine in the French Gulch Mining District.  Arborescent Gold shows brilliant luster and a nice deep lemony-yellow color.  Approx. 10% Quartz matrix. Piece is sturdy and showy.  Shows small signs of wear.  Weighs .18 oz.

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Specimen Gold 4499IH
Weight: 1.9 Grams
Size: 1.5 x 1.2 x 0.3cm
Mining District: Irish Hill
County: Amador, CA
$150.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Crystalline Gold from the Irish Hill mining district - an old 1849 vintage Californian Gold area. Beautiful specimen of Californian Gold. Rich, orangish-yellow, brilliant lustered. Gold forms thin sheets between white Quartz crystals. Approximately 10% white Quartz.   Weighs .06 OZ.

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Specimen Gold 4498IH
Weight: 1.3 Grams
Size: 1.5 x 1 x 0.5cm
Mining District: Irish Hill
County: Amador, CA
$95.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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A small, crystalline Gold specimen from the Irish Hill mining district - an old 1849 vintage Californian Gold area. Beautiful specimen of Californian Gold. Rich, orangish-yellow, brilliant lustered. Gold forms thin sheets between white Quartz crystals. Approximately 10% white Quartz.  Nice presentation. Weighs .04 OZ.

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Newest Nuggets

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Gold Nugget 4508IH
Weight: 3 Grams
Size: 1.9 x 1.3 x 0.4cm
Mining District: Salmon River Placers
County: Siskiyou Co. CA
$210.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Salmon River Gold!!!!!

A curious nugget from the Salmon River placers of northern California. Gold exhibits water-worn shape, soft, velvety luster, and a mellow coppery color. No matrix.  Weighs .10 oz.

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Gold Nugget 4507IH
Weight: 0.94 Grams
Mining District: Salmon River Placers
County: Siskiyou Co. CA
$70.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Salmon River Gold!!!!!

A small Gold nugget from the Salmon River placers of northern California. Gold exhibits very water-worn shape, soft, velvety luster, and a mellow coppery color. Classic nugget shape. Trace Quartz/clay matrix.  Weighs .03 oz.

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Gold Nugget 4506IH
Weight: 3 Grams
Size: 1 x 0.9 x 0.6cm
Mining District: Irish Hill
County: Amador, CA
$210.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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CALIFORNIA GOLD

A lovely Gold nugget from the Irish Hill mining district - an old 1849 vintage Californian Gold area. Nice piece of Californian Gold. Rich, orangish-yellow, bright luster. Curious character. Few % white Quartz matrix remains.   Weighs .10 OZ.

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Newest Silver Minerals

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Specimen Gold 4513CO
Weight: 7.1 Grams
Size: 2.2 x 1.7 x 0.8cm
Mining District: Timiskaming- Gowganda
County: Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
$45.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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NATIVE SILVER!!!!! Crystalline Silver specimen from historic, Cobalt, Ontario, Canadian mines. Nice piece, exhibits bright silver metallic luster, interesting texture. No Matrix remains. May have minor dark Cobalt minerals. This specimen comes from an old 1900s mine dump. Massive Native Silver was discovered in veins in Pre-Cambrian Greenstones in Cobalt Ontario in 1903 and hundreds of mines were eventually exploiting the metal. By 1915 the mines were essentially exhausted. Some minor mining occurred later. Native Silver was found in several important American mining districts historically. Virginia City, Tonopah, Austin, and Rochester were the most productive Nevada mines.

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Silver Specimen 4512CO
Weight: 0.9 Grams
Size: 3 x 1.7 x 0.1cm
Mining District: Timiskaming- Gowganda
County: Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
$18.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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NATIVE SILVER!!!!!  

A very thin, crystalline Silver leaf specimen from the historic, Timiskaming mining district, Cobalt, Ontario.  Specimen exhibits a bright, velvety, silver metallic luster, no matrix remains. Weighs .03 OZ.

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Specimen Gold 4511CO
Weight: 2.7 Grams
Size: 2.5 x 1 x 0.8cm
Mining District: Timiskaming- Gowganda
County: Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
$40.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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NATIVE SILVER!!!!! Crystalline Silver specimen from historic, Cobalt, Ontario, Canadian mines. Nice piece, exhibits bright silver metallic luster, curious character. Few % Dolomite Matrix remains.This specimen comes from an old 1900s mine dump. Massive Native Silver was discovered in veins in Pre-Cambrian Greenstones in Cobalt Ontario in 1903 and hundreds of mines were eventually exploiting the metal. By 1915 the mines were essentially exhausted. Some minor mining occurred later. Native Silver was found in several important American mining districts historically. Virginia City, Tonopah, Austin, and Rochester were the most productive Nevada mines. Today a few of these mines are still producing Silver...but not Native Silver. Moreover, only a few foreign countries still produce Silver and its very difficult to obtain any Native specimens today.

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Newest Jewelry

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Gold Nugget Earrings 4350J
Weight: 3.9 Grams
Size: 1.2 x 0.5 x 0.2cm
Mining District: Rabbit Hole
County: Pershing Co. NV
$280.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Gold Nugget Earrings.  Nicely matched pair of nuggets from the Rabbit Hole placers. Dangle-style earrings with 14K  Ball-posts, and nuts. Nuggets were found using a Goldbug2 metal detector. Weight together for the nuggets is .13 oz.

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Gold Nugget Earrings 4349J
Weight: 1.9 Grams
Size: 0.6 x 0.5 x 0.15cm
Mining District: Yuba placers, Marysville
County: Yuba Co. CA
$195.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Gold Nugget Earrings: Elegant, multiple, dangle-style earrings. Nicely matched nuggets from the Yuba placers,  California. Gold is solid, shows bright luster, sweet buttery-yellow hue, and very interesting character. Ball Posts and nuts are 14 k. Chain is 14K Gold filled. Total weight for both nuggets is .06 ounce.

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Gold Nugget Necklace 4348J
Weight: 5.9 Grams
Size: 1.9 x 1.5 x 0.3cm
Mining District: Rich Hill-Stanton
County: Yavapai Co. AZ
$425.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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An interesting Gold nugget from the Devils Nest placer that has excellent character and a pleasing shape. Gold shows bright satiny luster and an orangish-yellow color.  No Quartz matrix remains.  Has an 18 inch, 14 karat Gold-filled chain and 14 karat Gold clasps. Found using a MineLab metal detector.  Weighs .19 ounce.

** please note price changed to $425.00

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Apex Picks

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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.(Not included)  P/N: GC1035-6 Weight: Approx. 2.75 lbs. Head Size: Approx 10.0\" x 3.5\" Handle Spec: 18"--24"--30"--36" Hickory. Has three Super Magnets.

Price: $80.00 Postage and Packing: $15.00

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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: $110.00 Shipping: $20.00

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960_Apex_Handle_Magnet $18.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Standard Apex 1.0\" x 3/8 Super Magnet with Base and Mounting Hardware. Instructions included. Price is $15 Shipping $3.00

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Paydirt

1/2 Pound Bag
Weight: 227 Grams
Size: 22 x 14 x 5cm
$35.00 (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.

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1-pound bag
Weight: 454 Grams
Size: 22 x 14 x 5cm
$75.00 (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.

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3-pound bag
Weight: 1362 Grams
Size: 22 x 14 x 5cm
$140.00 (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.

Sorry --due to the rapid increases in the Gold price and my small profit margins I cannot do the FREE SHIPPING over $200.00

 

 

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