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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Gold in Matrix

Identifier:
2019.1.1451
Description:
Gold is one of the heaviest minerals and is often found in quartz, igneous rocks, and sedimentary deposits. It is considered a precious metal and does not corrode. This specimen was found in Otago, New Zealand and was collected by A. E. Foote. 

Gold Formula: Au
Date:
1880 – 1895
Source:
Museum Collection
Rights:

Maker/Donor
Dr. A. E. Foote
Related Place
Otago
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