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Native Silver

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Description
Locality: 
El Bonanza Mine, Port Radium, Great Bear Lake, North West Territories, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4.4 × 3.5 cm
Description

Exquisite filigrees of beautifully burnished, herringbone-patterned, spinel-twinned silver crystals very richly cover the greenstone matrix on this outstanding specimen from the famous El Bonanza Mine at Port Radium, Northwest Territories, Canada.

These specimen came out in the 1940s-1950s.

Ex Armin Wendland collection

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Silver

Formula: 
Ag
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
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