Collection: Geology & Paleontology

Catalogue number: M-36

Object: Mineral Specimen
Geological Period: Precambrian
Origin: San Antonio Gold Mine, Bissett, Manitoba


Product Description

Gold is a native metal, so-called because it occurs naturally in pure form. It is mined in eastern and central/northern Manitoba. This beautiful example of gold in quartz is currently in the Minerals from the Canadian Shield exhibit, Earth History Gallery.

$250 adoption includes:

  • 1 year adoption
  • Certificate & photo
  • Opportunity to share personal story or description of what the specimen means to you
  • Tax receipt for $250
  • Invitation to Museum event