Gold Nugget 4021YK

$440.00 Weight: 6.35 Grams
Length: 1.5 cm
Width: 1.3 cm
Height: 1 cm


Mayo Area
Yukon Territory, Canada

A lovely Gold nugget from the Mayo area mining district, Canada. This  piece shows brilliant luster, a bright, brassy color, and strong water wear.  Gold was discovered in the Yukon country during the Gold rush of 1896-98.  The Yukon Territory has been glaciated at least  four times yet, much of central Yukon escaped the effects of the last Pleistocene ice age. The Mayo area is located in the glaciated portion of the southern Yukon where the ice sheets scoured the area. Contains approximately 30% Quartz matrix.   Weighs .20 oz.