Roasted Gold on Matrix
Roasted Gold on Matrix from Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado
Collection Hershel Friedman
Description This is a piece of "Roasted" Gold from the famous Gold mining district of Cripple Creek in Colorado. This was the scene of a major Gold Rush in the late 1800's. This specimen contained gold underneath a layer of sulfides which was chemically burned off to reveal the Gold on the matrix.
Locality Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colorado
Dimensions 6 x 4 x 3.5 cm
Specimen Grade B
Photograph © Hershel Friedman - all rights reserved.

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