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Silver from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Silver from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Locality:Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China
Description:Twisted wire-crystals of native silver (naturally occurring silver) standing upright off a small fragment of greenish matrix. The silver crystals have a natural patina that could be cleaned, though they will tarnish again. Ex. Georg Gebhard (author of Tsumeb I and II)
Overall Size:22x15x11 mm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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