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    Crystallized Gold
    Colorado Mine (Colorado Quartz Mine; Colorado Quartz claim), Colorado
    Colorado District, Whitlock District
    Bagby-Mariposa-Mount Bullion-Whitlock District
    Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa Co., California, USA

    This vivid and flared example features Spinel twinning and a brilliant sheen coming off both of its golden surfaces. The nugget is naturally artistic in form and displays beautifully on a custom acrylic base, which is engraved with the locality information describing the superb example from the Colorado Quartz Mine. This quite intense specimen collected by Larry Lehto in 1990 weighs a stout 65 grams (2.06 troy ounces).
    Overall Measurements: 2.61 x 1.85 x 0.40 inches (6.62 x 4.71 x 1.02 cm), weighs 65 grams (2.06 oz t)

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    15th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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