Papua New Guinea - Mt. Kare - Massive Gold Crystal Specimen

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Some of the most interesting gold crystals in the world came from Mt. Kare during it's time in operation - brilliant and intricate gold crystals. But most are on the small side and range between one and five grams. Never have I seen a 17 gram gold crystal with this caliber from Mt. Kare. It's a museum gold specimen based on it's size, sharpness of the crystals, and purity. A brilliant yellow gold with a purity estimated at 97% gold. There are no dull or worn crystals and it is completely made up of sharp and faceted octahedron and trigon crystals. A true one of a kind from Mt. Kare and a centerpiece in any prestigious collection. This is one of my best from my personal collection when you consider its rare location and brilliance of the crystals. I am offering it for sale, but perfectly happy if it stays with me as it's one of my favorite gold specimens.

Interested in learning more about gold crystals? Click here to read an article I recently published on our other website, The Gold Museum.

Item# M131
Weight: 17.9 grams (276.4 grains)
Dimensions: 1-1/8" by 11/16" by 3/8" or 29mm by 17mm by 10mm

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