4LB 5.9 OZ MOTHERLODE HIGH GRADE, EXTREMELY HIGH MINERALIZATION CALIFORNIA GOLD & SILVER ORE ON QUARTZ/SHALE MATRIX. This is an extremely heavy rock mineralization that is off the charts. The metallic blue/green SHALE is amazing and the heavy IRON stained QUARTZ meets all the criteria for the presence of GOLD and SILVER. This is the epitome of what CALIFORNIA GOLD & SILVER ORE is and will surly reveal the treasure it holds if processed correctly.WHERE DID IT COME FROM: I Located a QUARTZ vein running through an outcropping of blue SHALE. This was no surprise as I located it near Jamestown, CA. AKA "The Motherlode" or the "queen of the southern mines" and home of the Harvard Mine which produced the largest crystalline gold nugget ever found at a whopping 44 pounds. In addition to the nugget, the mine often produced 12 or more ounces of Gold per every 1 ton of material processed, which are staggering numbers. Another name for the area that I find to be the most fitting is "GOLD COUNTRY" because it is without a doubt GOLD COUNTRY!
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