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    Crystallized Gold
    16 to 1 Mine (Sixteen-to-One Mine; Original Sixteen-to-One Mine)
    Alleghany, Alleghany Mining District (Forest Mining District)
    Sierra Co., California, USA

    This rustic and rough specimen of Gold hails from the famed 16-to-1 Mine in California. The piece has a length of 3 inches (7.6 cm) and is essentially a carpet of crystallized material atop a rocky bar of Quartz with a fairly white coloration. This example weighs 57 grams. The key feature of this offering is probably its origin being from the iconic mine in the Alleghany Mining District. The fine crystals are sharp, and the piece has an overall yellowish-gold coloration. This Gold looks historical and is undoubtedly a meaningful specimen.
    Measurements: 2.99 x 1.30 x 0.69 x inches (7.60 x 3.30 x 1.76 cm), weighs 57 grams

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2021
    8th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 232

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