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A Fantastic find happened yesterday (Thurday 4th June 2015) in Wanlockhead when a gold nugget weighing 18.1 grams with an estimated value of £10,000, was found while instructor Leon Kirk watched on as his pupil nearly threw it back into the water.
Watch this space for more exciting news.
“We welcome responsible panners to the area and have all the equipment and information necessary for experienced or novice enthusiasts.
“There is now no doubt that there are some very large pieces of gold in these hills which are just waiting to be discovered.”