Hard to say if I've seen better dendritic wire gold from the Round Mountain Gold Mine. This is an incredible piece of natural gold with beautiful wavy wire clusters that transition to sharp octahedron gold crystals on the top half. The form is fantastic with a beautiful gold color.
The Round Mountain Gold mine stopped preserving its gold specimens nearly a decade ago as they are now a large producing mine owned by the Kinross Gold Corporation. What specimens remain are ones found on the open market through private collectors. I recently acquired a handful of these magnificent gold specimens from a private collection. They are truly some of the best wire gold specimens I have seen from this location.
Weight: 3.8 grams (58.14 grains)
Dimensions: 1-1/2" or 35mm