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Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold) from Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California

 
Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold) from Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California

Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold) from Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California

Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold) from Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California

Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold) from Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California

Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold) from Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California

Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold) from Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California

Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold) from Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California

Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold) from Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 77388
Mineral:Gold in Quartz (naturally crystallized native gold)
Locality:Sixteen-To-One Mine (16 to 1 Mine), Alleghany, 35 km NE of Grass Valley, Sierra County, California
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic native gold crystals (naturally occurring gold crystals) in branching, double-sided formations with white quartz between. The gold crystals are distinct, large crystals, with many twinned following the Spinel Law of twinning. Total Weight: 8.4 grams (0.275 ozt.) Calculated gold content based on specific gravity: 6.9 grams
Overall Size:26x20x15 mm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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