The Golden Stonefish Nugget

The weight is 226.87 troy ounces (7056 grams)!

It was found  in West Australia north of Kalgoorlie. .

Above - Dan, Ian and Mike holding the nugget outside the Perth Mint in May 2004.

Here is the story of its find as written by Ian, the finder of the nugget  .............

Update Announcement Prospecting Trip Australia

Update, October 8th, 2011


Dear visitor,

After a rather cold summer in Belgium I returned to the warm and sunny climate of Thailand. My companion and travelling partner will join me in November.

From here we will make the final arrangements for the trip to Australia.

3000 years old bronze treasure

3000 years old brons treasure to the surface in Overpelt village. An important historic discovery by J.P.

600 barrels of loot found on Crusoe island

Monday 26 September 2005

The archipelago is named after Robinson Crusoe, but perhaps it should have been called Treasure Island.


A long quest for booty from the Spanish colonial era appears to be culminating in Chile with the announcement by a group of adventurers that they have found an estimated 600 barrels of gold coins and Incan jewels on the remote Pacific island.