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Kongsbergite (Mercury rich Silver).
NA68E1: Kongsbergite (Mercury rich Silver)
In the classic mine of Las Herrerias recent activity has exposed an enriched zone where Silver was then found. These are similar to the samples found years ago, which are present in many of the most important museums worldwide. The latest specimens have a high (±10%) content of Mercury and some of them are on a matrix of red Jasper. Analysis has shown that they have a large amount of Chlorargyrite throughout the specimen. As is normal we will send the person that buys this one a copy of the analysis. This one is one of the best that they found, and it is very solid. So overall an outstanding specimen from the find.
Santa Matilde cut, Berja mining group, Las Herrerías, Almagrera Range, Cuevas del Almanzora, Comarca Levante Almeriense, Almería, Andalusia  Spain (08/99)
Specimen size: 5 × 5 × 1.5 cm = 1.97” × 1.97” × 0.59”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
CD14AM7: Silver
Aerial group, on matrix, with very bright leafy growths of Silver. From a well-known Mexican locality but one from which few collection specimens have been preserved.
The specimen comes from the Carles Curto collection, whose label and computer catalogue entry we will send to the buyer.
El Oro de Hidalgo, Municipio El Oro, State of Mexico  Mexico
Specimen size: 2.5 × 1.9 × 0.8 cm = 0.98” × 0.75” × 0.31”

Main crystal size: 1 × 0.5 cm = 0.39” × 0.20”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
CM16AH5: Silver
Very bright arborescent Silver growth mainly composed by laminar surfaces and mossy aggregates but with a lens it is possible to see very well defined cubic and octahedral shaped crystals, some of them elongated. We’ll send to the buyer the original label and also a copy of the computer card with the full text of the collection catalog.
Kongsberg mining District, Kongsberg, Buskerud  Norway
Specimen size: 2.7 × 1.3 × 1 cm = 1.06” × 0.51” × 0.39”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
CC56AL4: Silver
Aggregates of very elongated, fibrous Silver crystals, some of them with pronounced curvatures and fine dendritic growths and with small, poorly defined, Acanthite crystals.
The specimen comes from the Carles Curto collection, whose label and catalogue information we will send to the buyer.
Keeley-Frontier Mine, South Lorrain Township, Cobalt-Gowganda Region, Timiskaming District, Ontario  Canada (±1966)
Specimen size: 2.1 × 2 × 1.2 cm = 0.83” × 0.79” × 0.47”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
CB46AL3: Silver
Feather-like growth of Silver crystals in which a doubly terminated and very elongated crystal stands out, with the sharp profile of a spinel-law twin. The attached documentation shows that the specimen was extracted from the mine in 1979.
It comes from the Carles Curto collection (no. 1981.55), whose label and information sheet we will send to the buyer.
La Nevada Mine, Cerro San Antonio, San Miguel, Batopilas, Andrés del Río District, Municipio Batopilas, Chihuahua  Mexico
Specimen size: 2.9 × 2.8 × 0.7 cm = 1.14” × 1.10” × 0.28”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
CP66AL4: Silver
Aggregate of cubic Silver crystals with small octahedron faces, some of them quite sharp, with very well defined crystalline shapes and others somewhat more rounded.
The specimen comes from the Carles Curto collection, whose label and catalogue information we will send to the buyer.
Encantada Mine, La Encantada, Municipio Melchor Múzquiz, Coahuila (Coahuila de Zaragoza)  Mexico
Specimen size: 2.4 × 2.3 × 1.5 cm = 0.94” × 0.91” × 0.59”

Main crystal size: 0.2 × 0.2 cm = 0.08” × 0.08”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
CT86AJ7: Silver
Spongy aggregate of native Silver with clearly enhanced very elongated and hooked Silver crystals with octahedral terminal faces. The sample is from a classic Czech Republic locality.
Uranium Mine number 21 (shaft number 21), Háje, Příbram, Central Bohemia Region, Bohemia  Czech Republic
Specimen size: 5.6 × 3.3 × 2.6 cm = 2.20” × 1.30” × 1.02”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
MB47AM9: Silver
Very aerial growth of three extraordinarily elongated Silver crystals that originate from a single common crystal. Very lustrous and with good terminal faces.
We will send the specimen, which comes from the Robert J. Noble collection, in its original Perky box from that collection, which also contains the label.
Endeavor Mine (Elura Mine), Cobar, Robinson County, New South Wales  Australia
Specimen size: 2.4 × 2.1 × 0.2 cm = 0.94” × 0.83” × 0.08”

Main crystal size: 2.4 × 0.1 cm = 0.94” × 0.04”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
CB47AJ7: Silver
Dendritic aggregate on matrix of very elongated Silver crystals that form parallel growths and have very well defined octahedral terminations.
La Nevada Mine, Cerro San Antonio, San Miguel, Batopilas, Andrés del Río District, Municipio Batopilas, Chihuahua  Mexico
Specimen size: 4.1 × 3.5 × 2.3 cm = 1.61” × 1.38” × 0.91”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
CV96AM5: Silver
Aggregate of elongated Silver crystals, with twists, hooked shapes and very sharp terminations. This specimen, a German classic, comes from the Carles Curto collection (number 1968.27), whose label and computer file we will send to the buyer.
Himmelsfürst Mine, Brand-Erbisdorf, Freiberg District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony/Sachsen  Germany
Specimen size: 3.3 × 2.8 × 1.8 cm = 1.30” × 1.10” × 0.71”

Main crystal size: 2.4 × 0.3 cm = 0.94” × 0.12”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
MA77AF2: Silver
Dendritic growth of extraordinarily elongated crystals with the very visible spinel law twins and black Acanthite surfaces. Its excellent condition of preservation in spite of the long time since it was mined (the sample is from a collection of the 80s-90s) suggests it has no embedded or interstitial mercury. It is not, then, the variety kongsbergite, the more typical Silver at this locality.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco
Specimen size: 5.8 × 3.9 × 0.6 cm = 2.28” × 1.54” × 0.24”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
TQ97AM9: Silver
A novelty post-Easter 2021: Isolated cubic Silver crystals and groups with extraordinarily well defined faces and edges, very bright, on a rock matrix with spathic Calcite, which has been acid-treated.
Aït Ahmane, Agdz, Bou Azzer mining district, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (12/2020)
Specimen size: 2.2 × 2.2 × 1 cm = 0.87” × 0.87” × 0.39”

Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.2 cm = 0.12” × 0.08”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
9TZ89Q0: Silver
A scultural growth, very aerial and esthetic, of microcrystals with skeletal forms, on matrix. The piece is from an old find in Imiter, probably around the decade of the 90’s and unusual as the habitual has a crystalline aspect. A Silver mine with epithermal origin.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (±1990)
Specimen size: 6.8 × 5.5 × 2.9 cm = 2.68”

Price: €320 / US$371 / ¥41270 / AUD$510
Silver.
CE50AL9: Silver
Floater aggregate with polycrystalline growths of hexahedral Silver crystals with very well defined faces and edges, shiny and with small dark coatings of Acanthite. Although the area is known for its Fluorites, specimens from this particular mine are rare and good Silvers even more so.
The specimen comes from the Carles Curto collection, whose label and catalogue entry we will send to the buyer.
Encantada Mine, La Encantada, Municipio Melchor Múzquiz, Coahuila (Coahuila de Zaragoza)  Mexico
Specimen size: 3.5 × 3 × 2.2 cm = 1.38” × 1.18” × 0.87”

Main crystal size: 0.3 × 0.3 cm = 0.12” × 0.12”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
TL26AH5: Silver
Arborescent growth of very elongated octahedral crystals with very well defined faces and edges and very bright.
An excellent Norwegian classic that we’ll send in its original Perkin’s box from the R.J. Noble collection, also containing the collection label in which it appears that it had previously been in the Sullivan collection.
Kongsberg mining District, Kongsberg, Buskerud  Norway
Specimen size: 1.7 × 1.1 × 0.7 cm = 0.67” × 0.43” × 0.28”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
TX53AL3: Silver
Tree-like growth, on matrix, of very elongated crystals of Silver, with pronounced twists (“wires”) and crystalline terminations. An excellent example from a mining district from which Silver is known but not abundant.
Caledonia Mine, Mass City, Ontonagon County, Michigan  USA
Specimen size: 4.8 × 2.3 × 2.1 cm = 1.89” × 0.91” × 0.83”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
MG74AF0: Silver
A wiry growth of strongly elongated crystals with the very well defined spinel law twin. An excellent European classic.
Kongsberg mining District, Kongsberg, Buskerud  Norway
Specimen size: 5.9 × 3 × 1 cm = 2.32” × 1.18” × 0.39”

Price: €940 / US$1090 / ¥121230 / AUD$1500
Silver.
TJ86AH5: Silver
Extraordinarily elongated octahedral crystal, with a very sharp spinel law twinning, with very well defined faces and edges and very bright.
A great Australian classic that we’ll send in its original Perkin’s box from the R.J. Noble collection, also containing the collection label in which it appears that it had previously been in the Willis collection.
Endeavor Mine (Elura Mine), Cobar, Robinson County, New South Wales  Australia
Specimen size: 3.4 × 0.5 × 0.4 cm = 1.34” × 0.20” × 0.16”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
TM69AL7: Silver
Very aerial and aesthetic specimen with growths of highly stylized Silver crystals, with hooked terminations and lateral twists. The luster and state of preservation are excellent. On matrix with deformed pseudo-octahedral crystals of Acanthite.
Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou, Lingqiu, Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province  China (10/2017)
Specimen size: 7.3 × 5.2 × 2.7 cm = 2.87” × 2.05” × 1.06”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
TE7Z3: Silver
Floater aggregate of strongly elongated Silver crystals with very well defined terminal faces and one of them doubly terminated. A very nice and fine piece.
Batopilas, Andrés del Río District, Municipio Batopilas, Chihuahua  Mexico
Specimen size: 3.3 × 3 × 1.6 cm = 1.30” × 1.18” × 0.63”

Main crystal size: 2.5 × 0.2 cm = 0.98” × 0.08”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
GE7Q5: Silver
Dendritic growths of thin elongated crystals that have a very good luster and color. On matrix, with Calcite.
El Bonanza Mine, Port Radium District, Great Bear Lake, Mackenzie District, Northwest Territories  Canada (±1981)
Specimen size: 5.4 × 4.6 × 2.7 cm = 2.13” × 1.81” × 1.06”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
TV48Q0: Silver
A plate from a fissure of microcrystals with skeletal forms, on matrix. The piece is from an old find in Imiter, probably around de decade of the 90’ts and unusual as the habitual it has a crystalline aspect.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (±1990)
Specimen size: 4.2 × 4 × 4.6 cm = 1.65” × 1.57” × 1.81”

Main crystal size: 3.2 × 2.6 cm = 1.26” × 1.02”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
TP49X2: Silver
Fissure plate of micro-crystals on matrix. The sample is from an old find at Imiter, probably around the 1990'ts. Its luster and fresh aspect suggest that it has no mercury and it is native Silver and not the variety kongsbergite, very common at this locality.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (±1990)
Specimen size: 9.6 × 3.9 × 5.2 cm = 3.78” × 1.54” × 2.05”

Price: €440 / US$510 / ¥56740 / AUD$700
Silver.
TN46W5: Silver
Laminar growths of native Silver on matrix. This sample, a magnificent Moroccan classic, is preserved in mint condition in spite of the many years since its extraction, due to it’s not being combined with native Mercury (Kongsbergite), unlike what happens with the majority of the samples from Imiter.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (±1990)
Specimen size: 14.5 × 10 × 5.3 cm = 5.71” × 3.94” × 2.09”

Price: [SOLD]
Silver.
TP87Z3: Silver
Aggregates of very elongated Silver crystals with very notable wire growths and with aggregates of small, very bright Quartz crystals. A great sample of a great European classic.
Kongsberg mining District, Kongsberg, Buskerud  Norway
Specimen size: 4 × 4 × 2.8 cm = 1.57” × 1.57” × 1.10”

Price: [SOLD]

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