Natural Gold Bearing Quartz specimen, discovered in the north slope of Alaska. It gets most of its density from large gold chunks that are embedded into the quartz. The quartz itself is pearly white in color, with bright yellow gold throughout. This is collectors special as specimens this size are very rare in nature. It weighs 157.83 grams (5.01 troy ounces), it measures approximately 55mm wide and 35mm long. This piece would classify in the investment category and are sought after by collectors all over the world making it rarer than most gemstones. Based on specific gravity the gold is about 9 times heavier than the quartz.