Gold-Bearing Slag, Rawhide, Nevada #103088

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Mining Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 400.00 USD
Gold-Bearing Slag, Rawhide, Nevada  #103088
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This is a piece of refractory material coated with a thin layer of slag in which are incorporated small spherules of metallic gold and silver. The original collector attributes this specimen as coming from the Desert Queen Mill in Rawhide, Nevada. It is approx 110 x 90 x 45 mm. The Rawhide Mine and Mill, and its eponymous townsite have essentially been scoured off the face of the earth by larger-scale mining operations. State: Nevada City: Rawhide Date: