Specimen Gold 4590A



10 Mile
Humboldt Co. NV


A Crystallized Gold specimen in low temperature Quartz. This is an example of a Paleo-hot springs type of Gold specimen. Gold occurs as wires, partial dendrites, incomplete leaves, and cubes, in an open, vuggy, cockscomb quartz setting. Gold is shot throughout the specimen.  A Specific Gravity determination indicates 10.2 Grams contained Gold. It has been treated with mineral oil to enhance the contrast with the Quartz and Gold. To remove soak in rubbing alcohol, or hot water.  An exceptional piece from an obscure location.