Apache Gold Sterling Clasp Large Oval Southwest Style
$89.00 USD $56.00 USD
Gorgeous natural Apache Gold stone in 22x18mm oval shapes and set in our southwestern sterling silver clasp, a NewWorldGems exclusive! Hand crafted. Overall size 36x17mm. Size and stone pattern will vary slightly.
Apache Gold is the trade name given to this lovely black and shiny metallic gold rock found in the United Verde Mine in Jerome, Arizona.
The black host rock is a Clorite Shist, the shiny gold is Chalcopyrite. Chalcopyrite (also sometimes known as Fool's Gold) is a high grade copper ore.