Native silver on native arsenic

Pöhla, Saxony, Germany

Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
Native silver on native arsenic
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Article codeI.A.0120.007

Specimens of native silver usually consist of wires that are curved and intertwined together. This specimen from Pöhla, Saxony, Germany has on both sides dendritic, fern-like crystal structures of native Silver partly covering the matrix of the specimen.
The bright silver crystals are up to 5-6 mm long on contrasting dark grey native arsenic matrix. Measures approximately 75x45x20 mm and weighs approximately 0,110 kilogramme.
This is a very rich specimen of native silver from the classic Schwarzenberg District in Saxony, Germany.
The native silver has most beautiful fern plant alike structures so typical for native silver specimen from the Pöhla area. The detail-pictures are made with a canon-macro lens.
We cleaned the mineral. The silver crystals now are bright metallic and shiny, but that’s only temporary.
The silver crystals shall (as all pure Silver) turn black again. Like silver jewelry the specimen can be cleaned  with a silver-dip.