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Gold flakes

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I'm finding flakes n north Georgia almost like fish scales is this gold

asked Jul 3, 2013 by Charrell79 (120 points)

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Can you post some some photos? Also gold is fairly easy to test by its high specific gravity and yellow streak.

answered Jul 9, 2013 by hershel (44,400 points)
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generally "fish scale" sized and shaped pieces are usually mica, commonly mistaken for gold flakes. if you ick one up and bend it and it breaks its likely mica
answered Sep 3, 2015 by Bushman (240 points)

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