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Barry Clay is a gold miner from Alaska who in 1998 discovered the largest gold nugget ever found in Alaska on Swift Creek near near Ruby. The nugget, nicknamed "The Alaska Centennial Nugget", weighs 294.1 troy ounces. As of 2007 he continues to mine for gold in the Ruby mining district and operates a mining camp that allows tourst to search for gold on his claims.[1] [2]

References

  1. ^ "Silverado discovers huge nugget". World Gold Council. http://www.gold.org/discover/news/article/6156/. Retrieved 2007-04-02.  
  2. ^ Steve Herschbach. "Alaska Gold Mining FAQ". Alaska Mining & Diving Supply. http://www.akmining.com/mine/minclass.htm. Retrieved 2007-04-02.  

3. Symbols of Alaska http://fairbanks-alaska.com/alaska-symbols.htm


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