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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: 56   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: 100   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: 62   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1198 x 1762 pixels (2.1 Mpix)

High Grade Epithermal Gold Specimens from Goldfield Nevada.

Goldfield District, Esmeralda Co., Nevada, USA

This rare collection of High Grade Gold specimens are from the famous mining district of Goldfield Nevada. The Gold ore from Goldfield was exceedingly rich, some of the ore assayed at over 2,800 ounces of Gold to the ton. Some assays at Goldfield were broken down to how many ounces to the pound rather than ton, because the ore was so rich.
Photo ID: 883468     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 52   Approval status: User gallery    Type: Photo - 1536 x 2048 pixels (3.1 Mpix)

3EN-CRWGold : Au, Quartzite

Kawich District, Kawich Range, Nye Co., Nevada, USA

Dimensions: 1.50 inches x 1.20 inches x .20 inches

Kawich Nevada. This very rare specimen is from the Kawich District. It was probably found in the 1920s and was among a box of high grade specimens that once belonged to the Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company. The specimen was cut and a custom bezel was made for it. The district of Kawich has been restricted to the public for many decades as it is part of the famous U.S. Government Area 51 and Area 52 installations.
Photo ID: 881393     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 75   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2448 x 3264 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

MJ1-2L7Gold : Au, Famatinite : Cu3SbS4, Bismuthinite : Bi2S3

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

Dimensions: 1.25 inches x 1 inches x .20 inches

Goldfield Nevada. From the famous Rustler #2 Mine. High Grade Epithermal Gold Specimen. A rare, display of Famatinite, Goldfieldite, Alunite, Quartz, Cryptocrystalline Quartz, Bismuthinite, Milltown Andesite and Native Gold in this specimen.
Photo ID: 880670     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 75   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1536 x 2076 pixels (3.2 Mpix)

The Rustler #2 Mine, Goldfield Nevada.

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

Goldfield Nevada. The “Big Snow” at the famous Rustler #2 Mine. March 3rd, 2018.
Photo ID: 877607     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 36   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 3264 x 2448 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

The Florence Mine, Goldfield Nevada.

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

The “Big Snow”, at the famous Florence Mine at Goldfield Nevada. March 3rd, 2018.
Photo ID: 877606     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 60   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 2448 x 3264 pixels (8.0 Mpix)

HAU-8CYGold : Au, Famatinite : Cu3SbS4, Bismuthinite : Bi2S3

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

Dimensions: .75 inches x .50 inches x .35 inches

Goldfield Nevada. Little Florence Lease. Bonanza Ore. High Grade Epithermal Gold Ore. This exceedingly rich specimen is from the famous Little Florence Lease, in the first 7 months of 1907, over 50,000 ounces of Gold was produced from this Lease that was on the Florence Mine Property. In today’s Gold prices, that would have a value of over 60 million dollars U.S. !!
Photo ID: 870887     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 56   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1756 x 2048 pixels (3.6 Mpix)

9MK-3QKGold : Au, Bismuthinite : Bi2S3, Famatinite : Cu3SbS4

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

Dimensions: 1 inches x 1.40 inches x .20 inches

Goldfield Nevada. The famous Rustler #2 Mine, part of the Florence Group of Mines. Bonanza Ore. High Grade Epithermal Gold Specimen. The rare specimen contains Famatinite, Alunite, Milltown Andesite, Quartz, Goldfieldite, Cryptocrystalline Quartz, Bismuthinite and Native Gold.
Photo ID: 870259     Uploaded by: Jon Aurich   View Count: 99   Approval status: Public galleries    Type: Photo - 1535 x 2206 pixels (3.4 Mpix)
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