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Gold nugget stolen from UA's Flandrau Planetarium

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A gold nugget from a collection at the Flandrau Planetarium was stolen over the weekend.

According to a University of Arizona release the nugget was allegedly stolen Saturday, May 31 around 2:30 p.m.

The nugget is valued at $30,000 and is well known to the mineral community and museum enthusiasts. 

Anyone with information about this crime, a suspect or the location of the nugget is asked to call 911 or 88-CRIME.

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