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Pictures of the Ausrox Nugget in Tucson:
Andy visited the LA County Museum of Natural History en-route to the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show in February 2011.
Andy could not resist saying, “Call that a nugget?” to Curator Dr Anthony (Tony) Kampf of the LA Museum. The museum’s Petersen Nugget, is a tiddler at 109 troy ozs when compared to the Ausrox Nugget at 24.23 kgs. It is California’s second largest gold nugget in known existence.
The Golden Bear
Following are some spectacular specimens that form part of the mineral collection of the LA Museum. The selected photos show gold in a number of different habits.
A Brief Photo Blog of the 2011 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show:
Rob Sielecki (in the Mustang behind the U-Haul truck) lining up to set-up and unload stock for the Ausrox / Crystal Universe stand at the Tucson Main Show.
The Screaming Man was one of the prominent nuggets Ausrox had on display.
As the theme of the 2011 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show was Minerals of California, a number of the featured displays had fantastic gold specimens. Following are just some of the specimens that were on display: