Native gold on quartz

Roemenië, Maramureș, Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Roata mijn

Native gold on quartz
Native gold on quartz
Native gold on quartz
Native gold on quartz
600.00 *Prices include VAT
Article codeI.A.0140.001

A very rich mass of crystallized leaf gold on a quartz  on matrix from the famous Roata mine in Romania. Specimens of this size and quality are hard to come by from this location.
Measures approximately 40x20x15 mm.
This specimen is a classic Cavnic gold specimen featuring a big cluster of bright metallic interconnected  crystals.
The mines in the area are closed for good, but had been operating since the early 1300's. Cavnic formerly it was known as Kapnik, Hungary as part of the Austro-Hungarian empire.