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Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold) from Mount Kare Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

 
Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold) from Mount Kare Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold) from Mount Kare Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold) from Mount Kare Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold) from Mount Kare Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold) from Mount Kare Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold) from Mount Kare Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea

DESCRIPTION:No. 74744
Mineral:Gold (naturally crystallized twinned native gold)
Locality:Mount Kare Mine, Enga Province, Papua New Guinea
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic native gold crystals (naturally occurring gold crystals) with sharp, well-defined crystals throughout. The largest gold crystals exhibit hoppered, elongated habit indicating they are twinned following the Spinel Law of twinning. One of a small lot collected by Tony Try with permission of the mine owners prior to production. Weight: 2.4 grams
Overall Size:23x12x4 mm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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