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    Native Gold

    Native Gold on Quartz
    Eagle's Nest Mine, Sage Hill, Michigan Bluff District, Placer Co., California, USA

    Rumors that Rock only collected Borates, Prehnites and the odd Amethyst stalactite, are a bit shy of the truth, as the matrix Gold offered here can attest. It bears more than a little bit of a "dragonesque" resemblance to another Draconian gold of international fame. Maybe it looks like something else to you: a favorite pet or a relative you are trying to curry favor with. The choice is yours if you are the lucky bidder. This "dragon" sits upright in a custom acrylic base.
    Overall Measurements: 4.7 x 2.0 x 0.8 inches (12.0 x 5.0 x 2.0 cm)

    Provenance: Bought from Kristalle (Wayne Leicht) [RHC #5038, acquired 1987]
    MinID 434-XVY

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




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    26th Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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