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Jon Aurich's Photo Gallery

Rustler #2 Mine Tailings. Goldfield Nevada.

Rogers Syndicate Mine, Goldfield, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Goldfield Nevada. This young prospector is looking for High Grade Gold Specimens in the Nevada wind. The historic site is at the famous Rustler #2 Mine.
Photo ID: 895908     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 46   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2448 x 3264 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

Inside the Hoist House of the Florence Mine.

Florence Mine, Goldfield, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Goldfield Nevada. This interior Photograph of the Hoist House at the famous Florence Mine was taken in 1968, the owner at that time was Martin Duffy ( seated ), also shown is a reporter and a friend of Martins. Duffy was a pioneer of Goldfield as his family moved there from Tonopah in1904 when Martin was 4 years old, he quit school in 1917 and got a job working for The Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company in the Mohawk Mine. He spent many decades working as a miner , also becoming a Commissioner for the County of Goldfield then ultimately becoming a State Senator of Nevada during the Kennedy Administration. He died in the Tonopah Hospital in 1972 after devastating injuries from a fall in the Florence Mine at Goldfield.
Photo ID: 895863     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 54   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2448 x 3264 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

YYM-NWPGold : Au, Famatinite : Cu3SbS4, Alunite : KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6

Rogers Syndicate Mine, Goldfield, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: 1.25 inches x 1 inches x 1 inches

Goldfield Nevada. Fantastic, Rare, High Grade Gold Specimen from the Rustler #2 and Florence Mines. Very pretty ore with many Sulphides.
Photo ID: 895844     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 74   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1550 x 2046 pixels (3.2 Mpix)

GEP-AR7Famatinite : Cu3SbS4

Rogers Syndicate Mine, Goldfield, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: 1.50 inches x 1.25 inches x 1 inches

Goldfield Nevada. This specimen shows a nice vein of Famatinite running between Dacite and Milltown Andesite. Found at the famous Rustler #2 Mine.
Photo ID: 895424     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 30   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1913 x 2046 pixels (3.9 Mpix)

UNN-CQ4Gold : Au, Famatinite : Cu3SbS4, Bismuthinite : Bi2S3

Rogers Syndicate Mine, Goldfield, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: 1.50 inches x .75 inches x .60 inches

Goldfield Nevada. Found on June 6th, 2018. This rich High Grade Epithermal Gold specimen shows an 1/8” seem of Native Gold. The specimen contains Famatinite, Alunite, Quartz, Goldfieldite, Bismuthinite, Cryptocrystalline Quartz, Milltown Andesite and Native Gold.
Photo ID: 894287     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 64   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1536 x 2302 pixels (3.5 Mpix)

High Grade Gold Specimens

Rogers Syndicate Mine, Goldfield, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Numerous High Grade Epithermal Gold specimens that show generous amounts of Native Gold, Famatinite and Bismuthinite. The brown areas in all of the specimens are Native Gold.
Photo ID: 891506     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 58   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 1536 x 2048 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

9HL-FE9Gold : Au, Famatinite : Cu3SbS4

Rogers Syndicate Mine, Goldfield, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: 1.25 inches x .50 inches x .50 inches

Goldfield Nevada. This High Grade Epithermal Gold Specimen is from the famous Rustler #2 Mine. The specimen contains Famatinite, Quartz, Alunite, Dacite, Bismuthinite, Cryptocrystalline Quartz, Goldfieldite and Native Gold.
Photo ID: 889054     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 102   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1536 x 2168 pixels (3.3 Mpix)

Part of the Hoist House of the Florence Mine.

Florence Mine, Goldfield, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Goldfield Nevada. This photo shows part of the original Hoist House of the Florence Mine. Built in 1906, The Florence and Rustler #2 are the only Mines of the Goldfield Mining district that still have their original buildings and equipment.
Photo ID: 885455     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 58   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2448 x 3264 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

T9M-MPNGold : Au, Quartz : SiO2

Diamondfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: .90 inches x .70 inches x .20 inches

Diamondfield Nevada. This rare High Grade Gold specimen was from the famous Diamondfield Daisy Mine. For a short period of time in early 1907, some rich ore like this was encountered at the mine, the lenses of higher grade ore was only discovered near the surface. The mining district produced lower grade ore until 1909, when most mining there ceased.
Photo ID: 884615     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 114   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1536 x 2430 pixels (3.7 Mpix)

9VP-E3JGold : Au, Quartz : SiO2

Daisy mine, McMahon Ridge, Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: .50 inches x .20 inches x .15 inches

Diamondfield Nevada. This rare High Grade Gold Specimen was from the famous Diamondfield Daisy Mine. In the year of 1907, High Grade like this was uncovered at this mine, the rich ore was soon exhausted as it was only found close to the surface.
Photo ID: 884301     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 76   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1198 x 1762 pixels (2.1 Mpix)
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