A gold nugget weighting almost 185 pounds dug up in the Australian gold fields

The "Welcome Nugget," found at Bakery Hill in Victoria weighed in at one hundred and eighty four pounds, nine ounces, and sixteen pennyweights.  Twenty-four men worked the claim and shared in the proceeds of the 2, 195 ounces of pure gold it yielded.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
"Great Gold Nuggets," Natural Science News, May 4, 1895, 53. 
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Business/Industry
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