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Twinned Crystal of Native Gold from Russia

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Gold Nuggets Start Price:3,750.00 USD Estimated At:7,500.00 - 11,250.00 USD
Twinned Crystal of Native Gold from Russia
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A large, spectacular, water-worn, spinel-law twinned crystal of native gold. This specimen was formerly part of the world-famous F. John Barlow Collection of Appleton, Wisconsin - FJB #4162. Over a period of 30 years, Barlow assembled one of the premier private mineral collections in North America. Barlow had a passion for well-crystallized gold specimens and gold nuggets. His collection included over 1,250 gold specimens. Barlow's Russian gold specimens were especially noteworthy as he made 3 purchasing trips in the early 1980's to select hundreds of pieces from the gold vaults at the Soviet Union's Ministry of Finance. Dimensions (cm): 5 H x 0.8 W x 0.3 D. 8.4 grams. Location: Lena River Basin, Bulun District, Polar Yakutia, Sakha Republic, Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia Date: Location: Russia HWAC# 53115