Slab of banded Au-Ag ore with NAUMANNITE and QUARTZ (Var: Chalcedony)
Knob Hill Mine (Golden Promise Mine), Klondike Mountain, Republic, Republic District, Ferry County, Washington, USA
Naumannite (Ag2Se) and electrum (Au, Ag) are found within the ginguro bands (high-grade dark gray bands/uppermost dark band in photo).
The lighter-colored layers are composed primarily of chalcedony and clay.

Slabbed ore specimen is 16.5 x 10.2 x 2.6 cm (6-1/2 x 4 x 1 in)

Ralph Noyes Collection

Photo Copyright © 2014 Jeffrey M. Schwartz

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