Crystallized Gold leaf (Colorado!)

Dixie Mine, Idaho Springs Dist., Clear Creek Co., Colorado
Thumbnail, 1.8 x 0.9 x 0.2 cm
Start Time: 05/21/2009 5:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/28/2009 6:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A striking and beautiful, brilliant, whitish-yellow gold leaf or feather with DISTINCTIVELY different crystal form on each side! The "A" side is comprised of a mesmerizing, multitude of flattened crystals with triangular octahedral faces in a herringbone pattern. The "B" side is hackly microcrystals. Weirdl, but really nifty. This very cute leaf if from the famous Dixie Mine of the Idaho Springs District, Colorado. Classic material from a CLASSIC Colorado locality and very seldom available in any size or quality.

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