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Q: What happened to the Holtermann Nugget?
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Where was Holtermann Nugget Found?

The Holtermann nugget was found at hill end


Did Edward Hargraves find the Holtermann nugget?

No. The Beyers and Holtermann nugget, aka the Holtermann nugget, was found by workers at the Star of Hope Gold Mining Co on Hawkins Hill, in October 1872. Hargraves was not one of these workers.


Which shop did holtermann sell his nugget?

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How much did the nugget that bernard otto holtermann find?

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Who found the Holterman's golden nugget?

The Beyers and Holtermann nugget, also known as the Holtermann nugget, was found by workers at the Star of Hope Gold Mining Co on Hawkins Hill, in October 1872. No individual worker is specifically named in the find.


Who found the Holtermann Nugget?

Mr Bernhardt/Bernard Otto Holtermann - He discovered it at Hill End, Australia in 1872, the Holtermann Nugget remains the largest single mass of gold ever discovered in the world, measuring 1.5 metres long and weighing almost 290 kg.


What was the Holtermann gold nugget?

The Beyers and Holtermann nugget was the largest single piece of reef gold ever discovered in the world. The Beyers and Holtermann nugget was, strictly speaking, not a nugget, but what is called a matrix. Weighing in around 286 kilograms(about 630 pounds), it measured 150cm by 66cm, and was worth at least £12,000 at the time it was discovered, in October 1872. It was discovered by workers at the Star of Hope Gold Mining Co on Hawkins Hill, at the Hill End goldfields in New South Wales, Australia.


Who found the gold Holtermann nugget?

The Beyers and Holtermann nugget, the largest single piece of reef gold ever discovered in the world, was found by workers at the Star of Hope Gold Mining Co on Hawkins Hill, on 19 October 1872. It weighed about 286kg, measured 150cm by 66cm, and was worth at least £12,000 at the time.


What is some information about the Holtermann nugget?

The Beyers and Holtermann nugget, the largest single piece of reef gold ever discovered in the world, was found by workers at the Star of Hope Gold Mining Co on Hawkins Hill, on 19 October 1872. It weighed about 286kg, measured 150cm by 66cm, and was worth at least £12,000 at the time.


How heavy was holtermann nugget?

The Beyers and Holtermann nugget, the largest single piece of reef gold ever discovered in the world, was found by workers at the Star of Hope Gold Mining Co on Hawkins Hill, on 19 October 1872. It weighed about 286kg, measured 150cm by 66cm, and was worth at least £12,000 at the time.


How did the Holtermann Nugget get its name?

Bernhardt Holtermann was one of the partners in The Star of Hope Gold Mining Company which discovered this vein of gold embedded in rock, the largest specimen of gold ever found, Although he was not the sole discoverer, he was the one who publicized it and his name stuck.


What part did Michael Hogan play in finding the Holtermann nugget?

Family lore has it that brothers Michael "Mick" and Dennis Hogan were part of the group of miners employed by Holtermann in Hill End. It was Mick who struck the nugget which led to its discovery. After dividing up their earnings on the goldfields Mick headed for the Northern Territory but was shipwrecked on the way. He was picked up by Chinese seamen and spent nine years in Hong Kong before returning to Australia. RD