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Silver in Native Arsenic from Pöhla Mine, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

 
Silver in Native Arsenic from Pöhla Mine, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Silver in Native Arsenic from Pöhla Mine, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Silver in Native Arsenic from Pöhla Mine, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Silver in Native Arsenic from Pöhla Mine, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Silver in Native Arsenic from Pöhla Mine, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Silver in Native Arsenic from Pöhla Mine, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Silver in Native Arsenic from Pöhla Mine, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 50891
Mineral:Silver in Native Arsenic
Locality:Pöhla Mine, Schwarzenberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Description:Heavy specimen of sharp metallic dendritic silver crystals up to 22 mm long in contrasting dark-gray native arsenic that was dissolved to expose the silver. The silver resembles feather-like formations of smaller crystals growing from central spines. From my personal collection, originally acquired in 1998. Total weight: 603 grams
Overall Size:7x6.5x6.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-22.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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