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Native silver on native arsenic

Native silver on native arsenic

Pöhla, Saxony, Germany

Specimens of native silver usually consist of wires that are curved and intertwined together. This specimen from Pöhla, Saxony, Germany has dendritic, fern-like crystal structures of native Silver mostly covering three faces of the specimen. The bright silver crystals are up to 5-6 mm long on contrasting dark grey native arsenic matrix. Measures approximately 70x50x30 mm and weighs approximately 0,220 kilogramme


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Article code: I.A.0120.002

Native silver on native arsenic

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This is a very rich specimen of native silver from the classic Schwarzenberg District in Saxony, Germany. The native silver has a well pronounced development of fern-like structures so typical of many native silvers from the Pöhla area.  Beautiful specimen native silver. Under a scope you can also discover some proustite.