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Title: Quartz - Auriferous
Item Name: Mineral


Nodule of Auriferous Quartz. Found at Dippo, the Gold Coast, 1963. Quartz (rock crystal) is a very common silica based mineral, found in a very wide range of rocks - including gneiss, granites and quartzites. Part of the T.H. Riley collection, transferred from Doncaster Museum in 1963.

Materials: quartz; gold
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1996.1186.6