Gold, Calcite
Small Cabinet, 7.3 x 5.2 x 2.8 cm
813 Pit, Olinghouse District, Washoe Co., Nevada, USA
A SUPERB, SUPER-RICH and AESTHETIC Olinghouse gold specimen, which features LARGE for the District gold crystals. The crystals reach 4 mm! This showy piece is RICHLY covered with tiny, scintillating gold wires and a few gold crystals. The gold is etched out of the cream-colored calcite that fills the vugs in the porphyritic host rock. This excellent gold displays beautifully from several views. Ex. Scott Kleine Collection.