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Gold With Calcite

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Gold With Calcite

ex Marcus Lueg personal collection
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Description
Locality: 
Newfoundland, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 1.8 × 0.6 cm
Weight: 
1.50gr
Description

An unusual and showy thumbnail from a very uncommon Canadian locality, the Nugget Pond Mine, Betts Cove, Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, Canada: Sheets of crystalline gold, a little bit tarnished, frozen in white calcite. The surface of the calcite is etched.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

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