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Gold in Quartz from Arminius Mine, Louise County, Virginia

 
Gold in Quartz from Arminius Mine, Louise County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 33605
Mineral:Gold in Quartz
Locality:Arminius Mine, Louise County, Virginia
Description:Rounded and deformed crystals of native gold in limonite-coated quartz matrix. Collected while on a UVA geology field trip in 1950 to the now abandoned mines centered around the town of Mineral, VA. The Arminius Mine closed in 1921. A rare find. Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #008; Collected by Jack Rorer in May, 1950
Overall Size:19x12x7 mm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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