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Picks & Pans: "Eye-Balling" for Alaskan Gold

The gold miner held out his hand and showed me a sixteen-ounce gold nugget, slightly coarse in texture, and resembling a biscuit. I shook my head in amazement as he pointed out the exact location of his lucky find.

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