Prospector unearths three gold nuggets near Castlemaine, sparking hopes for mine

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
February 3 2021 - 1:00am
The nuggets a prospector found on the surface. They shared the site's location with a mining company that is now taking a closer look. Picture: SUPPLIED

MINERS hope three gold nuggets a prospector has found could be the key to an exhaustive exploration near Castlemaine in the Goldfields region of Victoria near Bendigo.

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

Journalist

I grew up in Bendigo and I want to tell your stories.