• Native Silver with Acanthite and Sphalerite
  • Native Silver with Acanthite and Sphalerite
  • Native Silver with Acanthite and Sphalerite
  • Native Silver with Acanthite and Sphalerite
  • Native Silver with Acanthite and Sphalerite
  • Native Silver with Acanthite and Sphalerite
  • Native Silver with Acanthite and Sphalerite
  • Native Silver with Acanthite and Sphalerite
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Native Silver with Acanthite and Sphalerite

$4,000.00   €3,324  £2,870.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC7868
I defy anyone examining this Bolivian Native Silver not to shout Wow!  It is stunning, spectacular and a feast for the eye.  A very rich bright display specimen of interwoven Native Silver wires pervade a large miniature/small cabinet specimen with metallic dark grey Acanthite and red-brown patches of Sphalerite, measuring overall to 6.3 cm across, yet to 8 cm along its maximum dimension.  The sooty black Acanthite forms centres around which the thick Native Silver wires nucleate.  The wires radiate out from these centres forming Medusa-like writhing silver snakes; it is amazingly aesthetic.  If you have or are building a collection of native elements, then this specimen from Porco in Bolivia will make a wonderful addition.

Details

Dimensions
6.3 × 4.2 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Native Elements
Locality
Porco, Agua de Castilla, Antonio Quijarro Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Acanthite, Native Silver, Sphalerite

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