Crystalline Gold Nuggets

Natural Crystalline gold nuggets, also referred to as crystallized gold nuggets, is gold in it's most natural form before it has been weathered and eroded by the elements. While placer gold nuggets have been carried along by glaciers, rivers, rain, floods, etc... and have been to some extent worn smooth, crystalline gold is gold that is found in pockets or rich veins in the rock, and is often still attached to it's host rock (usually quartz).

It is very rare to find any quantity of natural crystalline gold nuggets, because veins that rich in gold are extremely rare. Most gold found through hard rock mining is microscopic and is not visible to the naked eye. Occasionally a vein of gold will be found that is so rich that it produces a small quantity of crystalline gold nuggets like the ones you see below. Due to their rarity, natural crystalline gold nuggets usually sell for a large premium over river worn gold nuggets.

Most of my natural crystalline gold nuggets come from locations where the mine has been closed or has very limited production, both of which mean there are few if any additional crystalline gold nuggets coming from that location, making the few nuggets that exist increasingly rare. This means that the natural gold specimens from these locations will become more and more rare and more and more valuable as time goes by. As more people start to buy gold, more people will also start to collect rare natural gold specimens like these. For these reasons, in addition to the outright beauty of quality gold specimens, they make a very good investment.

Below are descriptions of some of the mines represented here:

The Eagles Nest Mine in Placer County, California is famous for incredible natural crystalline gold nuggets. It is not unusual to see trigons, octahedrons, and wire gold in Eagles Nest gold specimens. Collectors and investors love gold nuggets from this location because of it's rarity and beauty. It's been years since any gold has come from this mine so it is not often that you see gold specimens for sale from this location anymore.

The Harvard Mine in Jamestown, California is now closed, so natural crystalline gold nuggets from this location will become even more rare than they are now, making them a very good investment. They are also a beautiful addition to any natural gold nugget collection.

The famous 16 to 1 Mine is in Alleghany in Sierra County, California. Most of the crystalline gold coming out of the 16 to 1 Mine still has quartz attached to it, and it is not often that you get such a nice selection of crystalline gold specimens from the 16 to 1 Mine with no quartz attached. The crystalline gold nuggets coming out of the 16 to 1 Mine are gorgeous, with great color and nice crystalline structure. I have a very limited selection of gold specimens from this location.

The Round Mountain Mine in Nevada is famous for amazing natural crystalline gold specimens and gold nugget crystals. In the "Rare Gold Nuggets" and "Gold Nugget Crystals" categories you will see many gold nuggets with trigons, octahedrons, cubes and wire gold crystals. In this category are some of the Round Mountain gold nugget specimens that have the less rare crystalline gold without the well defined crystals. The gold nuggets in this category are less expensive that the Round Mountain gold crystal specimens in the more rare categories. Collectors and investors love gold nuggets from the Round Mountain Mine because of the rarity and uniqueness of the natural gold nugget specimens.

Each natural crystalline gold nugget we sell has the weight clearly shown in the description and comes with a certificate of authenticity.



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Round Mountain Crystalline Gold Nugget

Round Mountain Crystalline Gold Nugget

This is a very nice small natural crystalline gold nugget specimen from Round Mountain. It has a very nice crystalline structure and beautiful color....
$25.00

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Gorgeous Crystalline Gold Nugget - Round Mountain Mine

Gorgeous Crystalline Gold Nugget - Round Mountain Mine

Another gorgeous crystalline gold nugget specimen from the Round Mountain Mine in Nevada. This beauty is 1/4" (7 mm) long and has beautiful color and...
$45.00

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Crystalline Gold Nugget from the Harvard Mine in California

Crystalline Gold Nugget from the Harvard Mine in California

This mass of gold nugget crystals from the Harvard Mine in Jamestown, California weighs 10.1 Grains (0.65 Gram), and it is 3/8" (9 mm) long. The...
$72.00

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Crystalline Gold Nugget - Eagles Nest Mine

Crystalline Gold Nugget - Eagles Nest Mine

This natural crystalline gold nugget from the famous Eagles Nest Mine is incredible. It has many distinct gold crystals joined together in a very...
$83.00

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Crystalline Gold Nugget from Round Mountain, Nevada

Crystalline Gold Nugget from Round Mountain, Nevada

This is a super nice 12.0 Grain (0.78 Gram) crystalline gold nugget from the famous Round Mountain Mine in Nevada. I am always amazed by the...
$156.00

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Crystalline Gold Nugget from the Mockingbird Mine

Crystalline Gold Nugget from the Mockingbird Mine

This crystalline gold nugget is from the Mockingbird Mine in Mariposa County, California. It has beautiful color and a nice shape. Collectors and...
$262.00

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Gorgeous Crystalline Gold Nugget - Mockingbird Mine

Gorgeous Crystalline Gold Nugget - Mockingbird Mine

This gold nugget crystal specimen from the Mockingbird Mine in Mariposa County, California has a super nice crystalline texture. It is gorgeous and...
$370.00

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Flat & Huge Crystalline Gold Nugget Specimen

Flat & Huge Crystalline Gold Nugget Specimen

This spectacular flat crystalline gold nugget specimen is from the famous Round Mountain Mine. Crystallized gold from Round Mountain is highly prized...
$1,215.00

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Huge Crystalline Gold Nugget from the Famous 16 to 1 Mine

Huge Crystalline Gold Nugget from the Famous 16 to 1 Mine

This huge natural crystalline gold nugget is from the famous 16 to 1 Mine in California. It is amazing. The weight of this beauty is 24.3 Grams and...
$2,673.00

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