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Native Gold

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Description
Locality: 
Göltzsch River, Mylau, Reichenbach, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.05 × 0.2 × 0.05 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.20cm
Description

Numerous placer gold flakes from the river Göltzsch in Saxony, Germany. They are beautiful, well-rounded flakes up to a size of 2 mm with a rich, golden yellow color. Placer gold from the Göltzsch is very rarely offered. The diameter of the sample container is 1.1 cm.

Item No. 237/23

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

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