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Native Bismuth

ID: CC21906
An old specimen of Native Bismuth from the Katharina Flacher vein in Weißer Hirsch mine (shaft 3), in the centre of Schneeberg, a town in the Erzgebirgskreis District of Saxony, Germany. This vein specimen, triangular in cross section, comprises of mainly solid silver lead-grey Native Bismuth in parallel to a rib of reddish-brown massive Quartz veinstone. The Native Bismuth forms aesthetic chevroned patterns along its surfaces, flattened traces of aligned hexagonal crystal growth development. This small cabinet specimen is accompanied by three earlier collector’s labels, two modern and one extremely old in appearance.

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3.9 × 7.7 × 3.1 cm
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Katharina Flacher vein, Weißer Hirsch Mine (shaft 3), Neustädtel, Schneeberg, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany

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