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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Huge Nugget Found

BLAGOVESHCHENSK, Far East -- A gold nugget weighing 1.06 kilograms has been found in the Amur region in Russia's Far East, Interfax reported Friday.

The nugget is valued at more than $9,000. It has been named Mashenka after the accountant of the gold digging team, because it was her birthday on the day it was discovered, Interfax said.