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How much gold have you found?

Just how much gold have you found and what is it worth? The following table is an approximate measure (assuming the gold is 100% pure). Placer gold commonly contains small amounts of silver and other metals. It takes a lot of work to accumulate a small amount of gold. Hours of panning may be worth only a few cents. Historically, nuggets weighing up to 12 oz. have been recovered from the Kenai Peninsula but these are very rare.

*This value is based on the average price of gold in 1998.


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