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Description
Locality: 
Cavnic Mine, Cavnic, Romania
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.4 × 2.8 cm
Description

Gold from Cavnic is hard to obtain, and usually there are only thin flakes or a thin layer - not so here; the gold formed are very exposed massive aggregate at the top of white quartz matrix. Really a very impressive, aesthetic specimen with great contrast. No significant damages to report.

Mineral Data
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Gold

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