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Native Leaf Gold in white Quartz matrix  --  From the Oriental Mine, Alleghany, Forest District, Sierra County, California.

Exceptional and rare specimen of Native Leaf Gold in white Quartz matrix! From the Oriental Mine, Alleghany, Forest District, Sierra County, California. Measures cm by cm by 5 cm in total size.

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"Crystalline specimen of native gold from the Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer County, California"

“The Dragon” is an 18-cm. tall crystallized gold cluster on matrix from the Colorado Quartz mine in Mariposa County, California. This specimen was discovered in 1998 and now resides at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences. American Mineral Treasures, p. 20. (Photo © Jeffrey Scovil)

“The Dragon”, an tall crystallized gold cluster on matrix from the Colorado Quartz mine in Mariposa County, California

Second Detail of Gold (crystallized) from Eagle's Nest Mine, Michigan Bluff District, Placer County, California

Mineral Specimens: Gold (crystallized) from Eagle's Nest Mine, Michigan Bluff District, Placer County, California

Gold from the middle fork of the American River, Placer County, California Redon could have touched this...human forms intertwined...also reminiscent of Kathe Kollwitz work.... K.W.

Gold from the middle fork of the American River, Placer County, California Redon could have touched this.also reminiscent of Kathe Kollwitz work.

Brilliant, crystalline specimen of Native Gold on Quartz matrix

Brilliant, crystalline specimen of Native Gold on Quartz matrix

Lustrous crystals of Native Gold atop semi-crystalline Gold and white Quartz matrix!  A great looking Gold specimen featuring small crystals set against snowy-white Quartz.  From the Mockingbird Mine, Whitlock, Whitlock District, Mariposa Co., California.  Measures 2 cm by 1.6 cm in size.

Lustrous crystals of Native Gold atop semi-crystalline Gold and white Quartz matrix! A great looking Gold specimen featuring small crystals set against snowy-white Quartz. From the Mockingbird Mine, Whitlock, Whitlock District, Mariposa Co., California. Measures 2 cm by 1.6 cm in size.

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Ch 16 Incredibly beautiful and heavy specimen of Native Gold on bright white Quartz! From the 16 to 1 Mine, Grass Valley, Nevada City District (Grass Valley District), Sierra Co.

Fine specimen of crystalline Native Gold on Quartz matrix. From the Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer County, California.

Fine specimen of crystalline Native Gold on Quartz matrix. From the Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer County, California.

Tucson2013-5b2.     Brilliant specimen of crystalline Native Gold on Quartz!

Gold on Quartz, From the Eagle's Nest Mine, Placer County, California. Measures cm by cm by cm in total size.

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