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Gold (Spinel-law twinned) from Round Mountain Mine, near Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada

 
Gold (Spinel-law twinned) from Round Mountain Mine, near Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada

Gold (Spinel-law twinned) from Round Mountain Mine, near Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada

Gold (Spinel-law twinned) from Round Mountain Mine, near Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada

DESCRIPTION:No. 43541
Mineral:Gold (Spinel-law twinned)
Locality:Round Mountain Mine, near Tonopah, Nye County, Nevada
Description:Elongated crystals of native gold with reentrant edge faces and repeated twinned crystals along one edge. The gold is twinned on the {111} face following the Spinel Law of twinning and looks similar to twinned copper. Weight: 0.694 grams
Overall Size:24x6x2 mm
Crystals:1-19 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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