The Beyers and Holtermann gold nugget in the largest matrix nugget to be found, meaning it
was found mixed in with other minerals. It was found at 2 a.m. on 19th October, 1872, in the
Star of Hope Mine, on the side of Hawkins Hill, Hill End. The gold specimen weighed to be a
whopping 286 kg and measuring to 1.6 metres tall! Sadly, the miners broke it up underground,
leaving us with only a photo of it!