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Gold in Calcite and Andradite-Grossular garnet from San Pedro Mine, New Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

 
Gold in Calcite and Andradite-Grossular garnet from San Pedro Mine, New Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Gold in Calcite and Andradite-Grossular garnet from San Pedro Mine, New Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Gold in Calcite and Andradite-Grossular garnet from San Pedro Mine, New Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

Gold in Calcite and Andradite-Grossular garnet from San Pedro Mine, New Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 72095
Mineral:Gold in Calcite and Andradite-Grossular garnet
Locality:San Pedro Mine, New Placers District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico
Description:Bright yellow-metallic gold in translucent white calcite with translucent olive-green andradite-grossular garnet crystals to 3 mm. This was a solid vein in a skarn and the calcite was partially dissolved to expose the gold. Collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:20x20x12 mm
Crystals:0.2-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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