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Gold crystals from Rosia Montana, Alba, Romania

 
Gold crystals from Rosia Montana, Alba, Romania

Gold crystals from Rosia Montana, Alba, Romania

Gold crystals from Rosia Montana, Alba, Romania

DESCRIPTION:No. 69289
Mineral:Gold crystals
Locality:Rosia Montana, Alba, Romania
Description:Cubo-octahedral native gold crystals (naturally occurring gold crystals) with no matrix with undated pen-and-ink label from the late 1800s. Gold was first mined at this site during Roman times, though earlier evidence dates to Stone Age excavations. Ex. Georg Gebhard. Weight 0.404 grams
Overall Size:5x4x3 mm
Crystals:0.5-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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