Germany, Saxony, Erzgebirgskreis, Schneeberg

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Article codeII.C.2020.001
Nice piece with shimmering gold-pinkish colored nickeline in a quartz matrix (at the top of the piece you can find a few micro-crystals smokey quartz ) from the classic locality Schneeberg.
Dimensions: 65x40x50 mm. Weight 0,270 kilogramme
Originally named kupfernickel (German for copper-nickel) in 1694 by Urban Hjärne from the German nickname for Satan or “Nick” (in the sense of a mischievous deceiver), because the ore seemed to contain copper but yielded none.