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    Gold in Quartz with Arsenopyrite
    16 to 1 Mine (Sixteen-to-One Mine; Original Sixteen-to-One Mine)
    Alleghany, Alleghany District (Forest District)
    Sierra Co., California, USA

    This striking Gold offering is Gold in Quartz with Arsenopyrite. Originating from one of the most iconic American localities for Gold, this top-example features sharp, highly lustrous crystallized Gold. The sculptural piece frames a stark white Quartz center, then flanked by metallic gray Arsenopyrite, then further encased by mounds of Gold crystals. The sizeable example weighs 272 grams and has a Specific Gravity of 6.79 troy ounces of Gold. The highly decorative specimen, which is accompanied by a custom acrylic base, is a true collector's piece.
    Overall Measurements: 2.67 x 1.98 x 1.81 inches (6.78 x 5.03 x 4.60 cm), weighs 272 grams (6.79 oz t)

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    17th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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