Gold on Quartz
Unknown Mine, Timmins area
Cochrane District, Ontario
This Gold on Quartz has a natural sculptural form, with curvature
and dimensionality. Broad rivers of crystalline Gold flow over the
arching rock with a salt-and-pepper grayish coloration. The
sparkling Gold covers a large amount of the matrix creating a
highly aesthetic specimen in conjunction with the rock. Specific
Gravity analysis indicates this example contains 5.5 troy ounces of
net Gold. From the Timmins area in Ontario, this rather special
piece had a most historical origin.
Overall Measurements: 4.48 x 2.26 x 1.98 inches (11.37 x 5.75 x
5.03 cm), weighs 383 grams (5.54 oz t)
Provenance: Ex. George Elling Collection
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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