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Gold Var Electrum

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Gold Var Electrum

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
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Description
Locality: 
Zmeinogorsk Mine, Zmeevka Stream, Korbalikha River, Alei River, Rudnyi Altai, Altai Krai, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 2.7 × 2.1 cm
Weight: 
15.00gr
Description

This specimen is featuring a lustrous gold leaf of 0.8 x 0.5 cm size on matrix, accompanied by some grains of tarnished bornite.

This is a fine old classic from Zmeinogorsk Mine (Snake Mountain Mine; Schlangenberg Mine), Altai Mountains, Western-Siberian Region, Russia which comes with a very beautiful old pen&ink label dated 19th century. The exact locality "Schlangenberg" and species "Electrum" was added later by pencil.
"Güldisches Silber" is an old german denotation for electrum, a gold which usually contains more than 20% silver.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

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

Electrum

Variety Of: 

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Formula: 
(Au, Ag)
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Hardness: 
0.0

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