Stone taken home as a gold nugget: shocking information revealed in the study

by time news

A man who was hunting for gold in Australia has come to know the truth of what happened when he touched a red stone and took it home thinking it was a gold nugget.

David Hole’s red stone was found in the Maryborough Regional Park near Melbourne, Australia.

In a twist of events in 2015, the stone is now known to be the rarest meteorite ever to be 4.6 billion years old.

He had repeatedly tried unsuccessfully to break the stone, believing it to be gold. The man who went to the Melbourne Museum with the stone in this condition is amazed to know its truth.

Not only that, but the current value of the stone is said to be incalculable, and David Hole says all his disappointments so far have been forgotten.

Dermot Henry, who works at the Melbourne Museum, said in his 37 years of experience, he had only been able to see real meteorites like this twice.

Experts who examined the stone say that the stone may be 4.6 billion years old.

They also say that the stone is named after the area of ​​Maryboro where David Hole discovered it.

A total of 17 meteorites have been found in the state of Victoria so far. It is noteworthy that several thousand gold nuggets have also been found by the people.

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