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Eureka! Mother Lode Of Gold Found In Australian Mine

"I nearly fell over looking at it ... we were picking it up for hours," said the miner who found the gold. The huge amount of the precious metal is worth millions of dollars.
Two of the largest specimens containing gold recovered from the Beta Hunt Mine. Source: RNC Minerals

Miner Henry Dole was in for a shock when he went into the Beta Hunt mine in southwestern Australia after the workers set off some explosives.

"Everything was covered in dust, and as I watered the dirt down there was just gold everywhere, as far as you could see," he told . "There was

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