DescriptionApache Gold Free-Form
This is a great example of semi-precious "Apache Gold." The attractive free-form sculpture was carved and polished to highlight the glistening gold Chalcopyrite alongside stark jet black Schist. This material was mined from "The Big Hole" in Jerome, Arizona, once a bustling mining town. The once famous Copper mines have now been closed for more than 63 years. This sculpture is in good condition and is the perfect accent piece for any home.
Overall Measurements: 10.63 x 6.69 x 3.74 inches (27.00 x 17.00 x 9.50 cm)
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500.
Condition report available upon request.
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