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This page provides a close-up look at some of the gold/quartz specimens found at Moore Creek, Alaska. Click on all photos to see larger image. The specimens are usually heavily iron stained when found but most of these specimens have been cleaned in oxalic acid to remove the staining. Almost all specimens have signs of the enclosing monzonite source rock.

     24.79 Ounce Specimen found in 2005 in tailing piles
24.79 Ounce vein section found in tailing pile in 2005

Large vein section found by previous mine owner     Large vein section found by previous mine owner
Vein section found by previous mine owner


1.34 Troy Ounce (41.5 Gram)


1.48 Troy Ounce (46.1 Gram)

0.42 Troy Ounce (13.1 Gram)

5.13 Troy Ounce (159.5 Gram) (Top)

5.13 Troy Ounce (159.5 Gram) (Side)
Specific gravity testing reveals that it consists of about 2.94 ounces of quartz containing approximately 2.19 ounces of gold/silver.

5.13 Troy Ounce (159.5 Gram) (Bottom)

1.61 Troy Ounce (50.0 Gram)

0.13 Troy Ounce (4.0 Gram)

0.55 Troy Ounce (17.0 Gram)

2.79 Troy Ounce (86.9 Gram) (Edge)

2.79 Troy Ounce (86.9 Gram) (Bottom)

2.79 Troy Ounce (86.9 Gram) (End)

0.45 Troy Ounce (14.0 Gram)

3.15 Troy Ounce (98.0 Gram) (Front)
Iron Stained

3.15 Troy Ounce (98.0 Gram) (Back)
Iron Stained
3.47 Troy Ounce (107.9 Gram)
3.47 Troy Ounce (107.9 Gram)
3.47 Troy Ounce (107.9 Gram)
3.47 Troy Ounce (107.9 Gram)
3.47 Troy Ounce (107.9 Gram)
3.47 Troy Ounce (107.9 Gram)
    
2.17 Troy Ounce (67.5 Gram)
Exceptionally delicate specimen

This 1.5 oz specimen looked like a round rock with just a bit of gold showing. The weight made it obvious it contained a lot of gold, and so it was sliced in half. Revealed is a dense web of dendritic gold dispersed evenly throughout the interior of the specimen.

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