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Gold with Acanthite & Sphalerite

#RW48805

Gold with Acanthite & Sphalerite

#RW48805
Availability
Sold
Size
11.5 x 10 x 1 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Au (RRUFF)
Locality
Standard Metals mine, Silverton, San Juan Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
native element

A sawed slice of Quartz infused with Gold, Sphalerite, Galena, Chalcopyrite and Acanthite. There are two distinct generations of Quartz veining which crisscross but only one seems to carry the Gold.

Gold

Formula
Au 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Arborescent, Platy, Granular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
yellow, pale yellow, orange, yellow white, reddish white 
Streak
yellow 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Hackly 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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