Gold, Quartz
Toenail, 2.8 x 2.1 x 1.3 cm
Blanca Peak Mining Company Claims, Blanca District, Costilla Co., Colorado, USA
A very hard to find specimen of "Leaf Gold" in massive white Quartz from Blanca Peak in Colorado. This mountain measures 14, 345 feet above sea level and is next to Little Bear Peak in the Sierra Blanca Massif. This piece features small, bright "leaves" of Gold flaring out of Quartz matrix. A hard to find reference specimen from a lesser known locality in Colorado. Ex. Richard Kosnar Collection.