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New Natural Gold from Venezuela

Posted by Kristi Hugs  
Kristi Hugs September 07, 2016 02:52AM
Curious. I have not seen a lot of gold nuggets in my life, but do they have facets like this? What do the experts think? real or?

Jeff Weissman September 07, 2016 02:54AM
They look legit, but the locality could be from anywhere, although Venezuela is as good as any other locality.
Alfredo Petrov September 07, 2016 03:33AM
Completely natural. And Venezuela is the most prolific source for such "floater" crystals. The crystals grew in kaolin, so I wouldn't call them "nuggets" (if by nuggets we mean a mass of gold that tumbled down a creek and got all its corners bashed and rounded).
Kristi Hugs September 07, 2016 04:10AM
Thank you Jeff and Alfredo for your quick replies. I am very grateful :)-D
David Von Bargen September 07, 2016 10:17AM
Probably real, but crystals have been faked (especially non hoppered ones) by creating castings.
Kristi Hugs March 03, 2017 12:19AM
thank you David. Some looked natural but others looked really hinky! ;)
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