Specimen Gold 2459Ntl

Specimen Gold 2459Ntl
Specimen Gold 2459Ntl2459B_Ntl
$200.00 In stock Weight: 23.7 Grams
Length: 3 cm
Width: 3 cm
Height: 2 cm



Specifications

National
Humboldt

Electrum from the National mining district. This piece is 50% Gold and 50% Silver by volume..not weight as Gold is twice as heavy as Silver.  Some of the Gold is bright and lustrous and  a dark,  bronzy color and occurs as blebs, grains, and leaves in a quartz matrix. This was probably mined around 1900s. From an old collection.  Specimen has been treated with Mineral Oil to enhance the Gold..if desired it can be removed by soaking in alcohol.  Total weight is  .75 ounce