DescriptionSUPERB GOLD 'BOULDER'
Coen, northern Australia
This gorgeous specimen is a thick, heavy mass of Gold from the Australian outback. Its journey from the host iron rock to our hands is told via the beautiful, naturally burnished surface, with evidence of water-borne tumbling and microabrasion, as infrequent floods pushed it across the outback floor. The pitted areas retain a wonderfully delicate texture, and even some remains of the original pale pink matrix deep within the gold. Much of the surface has a polished, gleaming smoothness to it, with several natural 'scoops'. Boasting a particularly fine yellow color, denoting a high level of purity, it measures approximately 4 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 1 inches (12.1 x 7.3 x 2.5 cm), weighing 1,213g (39 ozt).
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