Welcome to Northern Nevada Gold! Your online source for gold nuggets, specimens, and more!

We Sell Specimen Gold
Gold Nugget Jewelry
We Offer Rare Crystallized Gold Specimens
Gold Nuggets, Too!

For more than a decade, Northern Nevada Gold has sold mineral specimens, nuggets, and gold nugget jewelry online. Our world-class specimens are ideal for classroom education, training, investment, gifts, or simply enjoyment.


Specimen gold is generally found and retrieved from lode gold deposits. These are usually high-grade occurences found in quartz veins, or less commonly calcite. Gold may also be found as specimens in, or with iron oxides, adularia (a low-temperature feldspar), sulfides, and with other silica-rich minerals such as tourmaline, amythest, or clay minerals.


Gold nuggets are created in nature as a result of the surface weathering processes on high-grade gold bearing quartz veins, or rarely other types of geologic gold deposits.


Newest Specimens

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Specimen Gold 4568ST
Weight: 1.3 Grams
Size: 1 x 1 x 0.6cm
Mining District: Seven Troughs
County: Pershing Co. NV
$65.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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A small specimen of Crystalline Gold in Quartz.  Gold shows brilliant luster with strong-bronze and yellow Gold colors,  Gold occurs as tiny ribbons, leaves, and blades in Quartz matrix.  Found in an old historic, Nevada Gold camp.

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Specimen Gold 4567ST
Weight: 1.7 Grams
Size: 1 x 1 x 1cm
Mining District: Seven Troughs
County: Pershing Co. NV
$60.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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A small specimen of Crystalline Gold in Quartz.  Gold shows brilliant luster with strong coppery-bronze and yellow colors,  Gold occurs as tiny ribbons, leaves, and blades in a small Quartz veinlett. The veinlett and the Gold goes through the specimen. Found in an old historic, Nevada Gold camp.

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Specimen Gold 4566ST
Weight: 0.4 Grams
Size: 1 x 0.5 x 0.2cm
Mining District: Seven Troughs
County: Pershing Co. NV
$25.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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A very small specimen of Crystallized Gold leaf.  Gold shows brilliant luster with flashy yellow colors,  Gold occurs as several columns or rows comprised of  leaves and tiny octohedral crystals in a fine sugary Quartz / Alunite matrix. Found in an old historic, Nevada Gold camp, using a Goldbug2 metal detector.

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Newest Nuggets

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Gold Nugget 4559GE
Weight: 3.8 Grams
Size: 1 x 1 x 1cm
Mining District: Central
County: Humboldt Co. NV
$275.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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A nice chunky nugget showing deep orangish-yellow color and gleaming luster. Reportedly from the "Golden Eagle Mine". Piece is clean with no Quartz matrix. Shows strong water wear. Found using a metal detector.  

Weighs .12 OZ

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Gold Nugget 4557GE
Weight: 5.05 Grams
Size: 1.5 x 1 x 0.6cm
Mining District: Central
County: Humboldt Co. NV
$375.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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A curious nugget showing deep orangish-yellow color and gleaming luster. Reportedly from the "Golden Eagle Mine". Piece has a few % Quartz, and silt matrix remaining. Has only been minimally cleaned.  Exhibits an interesting character. Found using a metal detector.   Weighs .16 OZ

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Gold Nugget 4555GE
Weight: 21 Grams
Size: 2 x 2 x 1cm
Mining District: Central
County: Humboldt Co. NV
$1,550.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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A lovely .68 ounce nugget showing deep orangish-yellow color and gleaming luster. Reportedly from the "Golden Eagle Mine". Piece is clean with no Quartz matrix. Also appears to have been in an active depositional environment as there is strong rounding. Weak crystal development.

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Newest Silver Minerals

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Specimen Silver 4513CO
Weight: 7.1 Grams
Size: 2.2 x 1.7 x 0.8cm
Mining District: Timiskaming- Gowganda
County: Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
$45.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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NATIVE SILVER!!!!! Crystalline Silver specimen from historic, Cobalt, Ontario, Canadian mines. Nice piece, exhibits bright silver metallic luster, interesting texture. No Matrix remains. May have minor dark Cobalt minerals. This specimen comes from an old 1900s mine dump. Massive Native Silver was discovered in veins in Pre-Cambrian Greenstones in Cobalt Ontario in 1903 and hundreds of mines were eventually exploiting the metal. By 1915 the mines were essentially exhausted. Some minor mining occurred later. Native Silver was found in several important American mining districts historically. Virginia City, Tonopah, Austin, and Rochester were the most productive Nevada mines.

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Silver Specimen 4512CO
Weight: 0.9 Grams
Size: 3 x 1.7 x 0.1cm
Mining District: Timiskaming- Gowganda
County: Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
$18.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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NATIVE SILVER!!!!!  

A very thin, crystalline Silver leaf specimen from the historic, Timiskaming mining district, Cobalt, Ontario.  Specimen exhibits a bright, velvety, silver metallic luster, no matrix remains. Weighs .03 OZ.

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Specimen Silver 4511CO
Weight: 2.7 Grams
Size: 2.5 x 1 x 0.8cm
Mining District: Timiskaming- Gowganda
County: Cobalt, Ontario, Canada
$40.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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NATIVE SILVER!!!!! Crystalline Silver specimen from historic, Cobalt, Ontario, Canadian mines. Nice piece, exhibits bright silver metallic luster, curious character. Few % Dolomite Matrix remains.This specimen comes from an old 1900s mine dump. Massive Native Silver was discovered in veins in Pre-Cambrian Greenstones in Cobalt Ontario in 1903 and hundreds of mines were eventually exploiting the metal. By 1915 the mines were essentially exhausted. Some minor mining occurred later. Native Silver was found in several important American mining districts historically. Virginia City, Tonopah, Austin, and Rochester were the most productive Nevada mines. Today a few of these mines are still producing Silver...but not Native Silver. Moreover, only a few foreign countries still produce Silver and its very difficult to obtain any Native specimens today.

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Newest Jewelry

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Gold Nugget Earrings 4350J
Weight: 3.9 Grams
Size: 1.2 x 0.5 x 0.2cm
Mining District: Rabbit Hole
County: Pershing Co. NV
$280.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Gold Nugget Earrings.  Nicely matched pair of nuggets from the Rabbit Hole placers. Dangle-style earrings with 14K  Ball-posts, and nuts. Nuggets were found using a Goldbug2 metal detector. Weight together for the nuggets is .13 oz.

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Gold Nugget Earrings 4349J
Weight: 1.9 Grams
Size: 0.6 x 0.5 x 0.15cm
Mining District: Yuba placers, Marysville
County: Yuba Co. CA
$195.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Gold Nugget Earrings: Elegant, multiple, dangle-style earrings. Nicely matched nuggets from the Yuba placers,  California. Gold is solid, shows bright luster, sweet buttery-yellow hue, and very interesting character. Ball Posts and nuts are 14 k. Chain is 14K Gold filled. Total weight for both nuggets is .06 ounce.

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Gold Nugget Necklace 4348J
Weight: 5.9 Grams
Size: 1.9 x 1.5 x 0.3cm
Mining District: Rich Hill-Stanton
County: Yavapai Co. AZ
$425.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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An interesting Gold nugget from the Devils Nest placer that has excellent character and a pleasing shape. Gold shows bright satiny luster and an orangish-yellow color.  No Quartz matrix remains.  Has an 18 inch, 14 karat Gold-filled chain and 14 karat Gold clasps. Found using a MineLab metal detector.  Weighs .19 ounce.

** please note price changed to $425.00

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Apex Picks

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Apex Badger Pick $95.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Built from the same tough material as the Talon but has a slightly smaller head design and shorter handle to get into tight places. The Badger is light enough to pack all day long. Especially suited for the non-metallic \"Pick Packer\" (tm) nylon holster.(Not included)  P/N: GC1035-6 Weight: Approx. 2.75 lbs. Head Size: Approx 10.0\" x 3.5\" Handle Spec: 18"--24"--30"--36" Hickory. Has three Super Magnets.

Price: $80.00 Postage and Packing: $15.00

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Apex Extreme Pick $110.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Best Gold pick on the market! Suitable for any type of detecting, short of hard-rock mining. Extreme P/N: GC1245-8 Weight: Approx. 4.75 lbs. Head Size: Approx 12.0\" x 4.5\" Handle Spec: 36\" Hickory 3 free Super Magnets included with the sale of any pick! Price: $110.00 Shipping: $20.00

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960_Apex_Handle_Magnet $18.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Standard Apex 1.0\" x 3/8 Super Magnet with Base and Mounting Hardware. Instructions included. Price is $15 Shipping $3.00

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Paydirt

1/2 Pound Bag
Weight: 227 Grams
Size: 22 x 14 x 5cm
$35.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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A great affordable bag for the beginner, or person who just wants to try Gold panning. Every bag guaranteed to contain 1/2 Gram real placer Gold, or more.  *NOTE  I add a small amount of crushed Chalcopyrite to the mix to make it more interesting. This Chalcopyrite is yellow colored like Gold BUT it is much lighter and will separate when panned. It also crushes to a black powder, where real Gold wont crush only flatten.

Shipping and handling $5.00  Foreign orders subject to actual shipping costs.

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1-pound bag
Weight: 454 Grams
Size: 22 x 14 x 5cm
$75.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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Every 1 Pound Bag contains a guaranteed amount of one Gram of real placer Gold. Ideal material for testing your skills with a Gold pan, or Gold wheel. It is highly recommended that a person pans this material over a large plastic, or metal wash tub so that the Gold wont be lost. This assures that the panning experience can be repeated over and over for continued enjoyment.    *NOTE  I add some crushed Chalcopyrite to the mix to make it more interesting. This Chalcopyrite is yellow colored like Gold BUT it is much lighter and will separate when panned. It also crushes to a black powder, where real Gold wont crush only flatten.

 

Shipping and handling $5.00  Foreign orders subject to actual shipping costs.

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3-pound bag
Weight: 1362 Grams
Size: 22 x 14 x 5cm
$140.00 (Click or mouse over for description)
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This material will contain 2 Grams, guaranteed, of real placer Gold. Both size bags contain black sands (Magnetite) however this 3 Pounder may contain larger size nuggets. This material is recommended not only as a panning concentrate but also as a calibrating material for testing your dry washer or high-banker. Again, it is advised that you try re-circulating the spoils to capture all the guaranteed Gold, and to allow you to repeat the process as often as you want. *NOTE I add some crushed Chalcopyrite to the mix to make it more interesting. This Chalcopyrite is yellow colored like Gold BUT it is much lighter and will separate when panned. It also crushes to a black powder, where real Gold wont crush only flatten.

 

Shipping and handling $10.00  Foreign orders subject to actual shipping costs.

Sorry --due to the rapid increases in the Gold price and my small profit margins I cannot do the FREE SHIPPING over $200.00

 

 

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