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The largest nugget recorded that came from Maryborough was recovered at Blackman`s Lead in June 1855 and weighed 833 ounces - and was found at a depth of 5 feet.

A further 537-ounce nugget was found at Blackman`s lead, 6 feet below the surface in January 1858. Blackman`s Lead again featured in 1854, when a 360 ounce nugget was found 34 feet below the surface.

Location

Address:Stoneham Drive, Maryborough, 3465
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.046944
Long: 143.739444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Source: MA
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