Mineral Specimen #6240 Gold,Hessite, Tennantite, Tetrahedrite, Pyrite
Cash Mine, Gold Hill, Boulder Co., Colorado
4.4 x 2.8 x 2.3 cm
Hessite - Ag2Te
A classic and rare matrix Gold specimen from one of the northern most mines of the Colorado Mineral Belt.�The Gold is present as an aggregate of thick, rounded, wire crystals. There are more blebs of Gold throughout the matrix as well as veins of the rare silver telluride, Hessite. The bottom of the specimen has been sawed and polished which nicely displays the silver colored Hessite. Specimens from this long defunct mine are seldom available.
Flaws: Nothing Appreciable
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Gold and Silver | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Rare Minerals | Minerals Priced 500 Dollars and Greater