Semi-crystalline Gold On Quartz
Idaho South Pit, 'Golden Mile', Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
The sharp and lacy crystallization seen in the present specimen is uncharacteristic of most gold found in Australia. This specimen has been left in association with its matrix of reddish quartz which has small traces of limonite and red clay and further gold crystallization to the underside.
Gross weight approximately 6.95 ozt (216.3 grams). Net weight of gold: 136 grams. Measures 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2in
Provenance: Ex. Robert Noble Collection, Victoria, Australia. With paper label