• Native Gold with Sphalerite
  • Native Gold with Sphalerite
  • Native Gold with Sphalerite
  • Native Gold with Sphalerite
  • Native Gold with Sphalerite
Gallery

Native Gold with Sphalerite

$7,500.00   €6,672  £5,680.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC21805
The gold deposits at Rosia Montana in Alba County, Romania have been worked since at least Roman times and is one of Europe’s most classic and historic Gold deposits. This specimen is a stunning miniature of mainly hackly micro-ribbons and wires of Native Gold pervading a milky Quartz gossan matrix. The predominant coverage of Gold is across a 1.5 x 1.3 cm area, although hackly fronds can be seen over many parts of the display face and quite richly beneath it as well. A part-crystalised plate of Native Gold forms a 4 x 2 mm patch. Distributed amongst the Gold are several black octahedral crystals of likely Magnetite. A splendid miniature of Native Gold from Rosia Montana, also known as Verespatak.

Details

Dimensions
4.9 × 5.0 × 2.1 cm
Categories
Latest Additions, Native Elements, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Rosia Montana, Alba Co, Romania, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Native Gold, Sphalerite

Related Mineral Specimens

Sphalerite
$3,500
 Cavnic, Maramures Co, Romania, Europe
Very lustrous well-formed mostly twinned crystals of Sphalerite measuring to 1.6cm are intergrown on...
Native Gold
$2,500
 Rosia Montana, Alba Co, Romania, Europe
Sheets of Native Gold are seen coursing through a mixture of light red-brown Sphalerite and Quartz,...
Rhodochrosite on Sphalerite
$1,250
 Sacarimb (Nagyag), Hunedoara Co, Romania, Europe
A neat specimen of intergrown pink petal-like crystals of Rhodochrosite line a cavity in dark brown...
Native Gold on Quartz
$1,200
 Fata Baii, Zlatna, Alba Co, Romania, Europe
Bright metallic intergrown wire and leaf Native Gold in areas to 1.2cm on crystals of Quartz with...