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Gold, Acanthite, Quartz from (Grande Mine), Caborca District, Sonora, Mexico

 
Gold, Acanthite, Quartz from (Grande Mine), Caborca District, Sonora, Mexico

Gold, Acanthite, Quartz from (Grande Mine), Caborca District, Sonora, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 38812
Mineral:Gold, Acanthite, Quartz
Locality:(Grande Mine), Caborca District, Sonora, Mexico
Description:Heavy mass of native gold crystals up to 1 mm across with dark metallic acanthite crystals up to 3 mm. Remnants of quartz matrix are in areas between the gold crystals. The association of acanthite (a silver mineral) with gold is uncommon.
Overall Size:32x17x10 mm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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