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    Crystallized Gold with Pyrite
    Alleghany Mining District (Forest Mining District)
    Sierra Co.
    California, USA

    This spectacular flame-shape crystallized Gold with Pyrite is a classic California piece with exceptional foil form over its thin and delicate golden leaves. Dark charcoal matrix near the base adds a contrast to the, otherwise, monochromatic brassy yellowish example. Out of the famed Alleghany Mining District, this is a highly aesthetic collector specimen with excellent luster and sublime form. This specimen weighs in at 17.75 grams, but it is the visual appeal which makes this such a special offering worthy of a top collection.
    Overall Measurements: 2.09 x 1.32 x 0.50 inches (5.31 x 3.36 x 1.27 cm), weighs 17.75 grams


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2020
    14th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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