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Gold (naturally crystallized native gold) from Coulterville-Mariposa region, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California

 
Gold (naturally crystallized native gold) from Coulterville-Mariposa region, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California

Gold (naturally crystallized native gold) from Coulterville-Mariposa region, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California

Gold (naturally crystallized native gold) from Coulterville-Mariposa region, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California

Gold (naturally crystallized native gold) from Coulterville-Mariposa region, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California

Gold (naturally crystallized native gold) from Coulterville-Mariposa region, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California

DESCRIPTION:No. 78085
Mineral:Gold (naturally crystallized native gold)
Locality:Coulterville-Mariposa region, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa County, California
Description:Flat formation of lustrous yellow-metallic native gold crystals (naturally occurring gold crystals) with no matrix. The surfaces of the gold are composed of well-defined microscopic crystal faces. This old mine name probably dates to the original claim. Weight: 2.2 grams
Overall Size:20x16x4 mm
Crystals:micro to 1.8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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