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Gold In Quartz

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Gold In Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Granny Smith Gold Mine, Mount Weld Station, Laverton Shire, Western Australia, Australia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 2.2 × 3 cm
Description

Bright butter yellow gold in a quartz matrix from Laverton, Western Australia.  This specimen also has some minor sulphides disseminated throughout the chlorite.

#AUS700

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White
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