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English: Gold
Locality: Östra Hardmalmen Orebody, Falun Mine, Falun, Dalarna, Sweden (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: 6.0 x 5.6 x 5.0 cm.
A very rarely seen historic Gold specimen from Sweden of all places. This specimen came to Richard Kosnar from noted Swedish collector, Stig Adolfsson in October of 1985. It features on notable sharp octahedral crystal of Gold along with crystalline Gold sitting in quartzite rock, and according to the label, is associated with the rare bismuth, selenium sulfide Pekoite and the rare lead copper bismuth sulfide Gladite plus minor Chalcopyrite. Stig’s original label comes attached to the box with this piece, (along with Richard Kosnar’s typed number attached to the back of the specimen) and as you can see the label states that this is the only known locality for crystallized gold in Sweden.
Deutsch: Gold
Fundort: Östra Hardmalmen Orebody, Falun Mine, Falun, Dalarna, Schweden (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 6.0 x 5.6 x 5.0 cm.
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source http://www.mindat.org/photo-20411.html
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