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Gold & Krennerite

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Gold & Krennerite

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Description
Locality: 
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 2.1 × 2 cm
Description

A 0.8cm mass of native gold is sharply contrasting by dark metallic grey krennerite in an iron stone matrix from the old gold workings at Ballarat.

This is not a recent specimen and was acquired from the Lees collection originally.

The base of the specimen has been sawn and numerous flecks of gold are evident in the base.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

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

Krennerite

Formula: 
(Au,Ag)Te2
Strunz: 
2.EA.15
Hardness: 
2.0 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Sacarîmb (Sãcãrâmb; Szekerembe; Nagyág), Deva, Hunedoara Co., Romania
Earthstones Australia

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