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Gold On Quartz

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Locality: 
South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Lustrous gold leaves filling cracks in different points of a quartz block. This was exchanged with Gilbert Gauthier in 1962, and the only information of the locality was “South Africa”.

Specimen #27 from the collection of Eudore Toussaint, a Belgian Chemical Engineer in the D.R.Congo from 1948 to 1971.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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