Description

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

    Crystalline Gold from California is some of the most highly sought after by all collectors - and for good reason. This piece of crystalline Gold shimmers bright as it coils around a cloudy, white Quartz matrix. This palm sized cleaned specimen exhibits a unique shape and weighs 356 grams, containing 10.1 troy ounces of Gold. This specimen has aesthetic "leafy" formations and an interesting "fused" grouping of Gold on one edge. This is a substantial and high quality, multi-dimensional collectible specimen from a famous American locality for Gold.
    Overall Measurements: 3.35 x 1.84 x 1.72 inches (8.50 x 4.68 x 4.36 cm)
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    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]




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    Auction Dates
    April, 2017
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
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