• Native Silver In Quartz
  • Native Silver In Quartz
  • Native Silver In Quartz
Gallery

Native Silver In Quartz

ID: CC3060

Excellently curved wire formations of Native Silver to 4mm are seen abundantly lining a cavity measuring 3cm x 1.5cm in vein-Quartz. The Native Silver is associated with cleavages of Argentiferous Galena from Wheal Herland, Cornwall, England. (A mine well known amongst British mineral collectors for the brief encounter of a limited orebody rich in silver species. The Silver deposit occurred at the intersection of the Convocation cross-course vein and the main Manor Old Lode in 1799, there was also similar occurrence in the Rusty cross-course). A rare specimen of Native Silver from this old Copper mine.

Details

Dimensions
4.3 × 4.3 × 3.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Wheal Herland, Phillack, Cornwall, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Native

Related Mineral Specimens

Native Copper
$500
 Cornwall, England, Europe
Very fine Native Copper crystals have grown in a pleasing dendritic formation. Labelled as Cornwall...
Native Copper
$850
 Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region (Otjikoto Region), Namibia
As Tsumeb Copper examples go this is a real peach. Gorgeous arborescent form and some great sharply...
Native Copper
$4,500
 Houghton Co., Michigan, USA, North America
A classic specimen of Native Copper from the copper mining area of Houghton Co, Michigan, USA. The...
Native Copper on Calcite
$450
 Onganja, Seeis, Windhoek District, Namibia, Africa
An attractive specimen with several spears of Native Copper growing from partially transparent...