Sylvanite, Quartz
Cripple Creek District, Teller Co., Colorado, USA
Small Cabinet, 5.7 x 4.0 x 1.9 cm
An exceptionally rich specimen of this rare gold telluride form the old Cripple Creek mines. This specimen has freestanding crystals to 8 mm but also a supersized 2 cm crystal, showing both terminations at either end although covered with quartz in its middle section. 5.7 x 4 x 1.9 cm