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English: Gold (Var.: en:Electrum), Quartz, Sphalerite
Locality: Idarado Mine, Telluride, Ouray District (Uncompahgre District), San Miguel County, Colorado, USA (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 9.0 x 8.8 x 0.5 cm
A fantastic and historic slabbed specimen of Gold (var "Electrum") from the famous Idarado mine (650 Level, Tomboy Vein). The Gold has a lustrous, bright, metallic appearance, and stands out beautifully against the snow-white Quartz and black Sphalerite matrix. It was collected by Andy Sutyak of Ouray, Colorado in 1927. The piece later went to Clancy Fleetwood (Brian Kosnar's great-grandfather), and in 1984 became part of the famous Colorado mineral collection of Richard Kosnar, whose hand-painted catalogue number (G1084Tb) is on the bottom of the specimen. Ex. Richard Kosnar Collection.
Deutsch: Gold (Var.: de:Elektron_(Legierung)), Quarz, Sphalerit
Fundort: Idarado Mine, Telluride, Ouray District (Uncompahgre District), San Miguel County, Colorado, Vereinigte Staaten (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 9.0 x 8.8 x 0.5 cm
Date before March 2010
date QS:P,+2010-03-00T00:00:00Z/7,P1326,+2010-03-00T00:00:00Z/10
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-284847.html
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creator QS:P170,Q56247090
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