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Native Gold

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Description
Locality: 
Eder River, Fritzlar, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.01 × 0.01 × 0.01 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.01cm
Description

A placer gold sample that has not yet been offered here from this location. As you can see, these are tiny nuggets, which come from the sediments of the river Eder in Hesse, near the town of Fritzlar. The particles are so small that it is not possible to measure them. The diameter of the sample container is 1.1 cm.

Item No. 562/23

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

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