Gold, Quartz
Miniature, 4.6 x 3.0 x 2.7 cm
16 to 1 Mine, Grass Valley, Alleghany, Forest District (Alleghany; Chips Flats; Minnesota), Sierra Co., California, USA

A very rich and showy specimen of hackly, copper-coated gold profusely set in an aesthetic column of milky quartz from the famous 16 to 1 Mine of California. Quite a bit of gold here. Weighs in at 52 grams or 1.8 ounces.