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    Native Silver
    Kongsberg
    Viken
    Norway

    This attractive Native Silver specimen comes from one of the most iconic localities for the type; Kongsberg, Norway. The dense specimen features compact Silver with a few curling wires forming a sculptural piece. The specimen looks historic and features patinaed sections with pockets of white Calcite crystals and a couple Acanthite crystals. The deep curved mineral has a zoomorphic appearance and almost resembles a seahorse. Visible on few of the "wire" phalanges are distinct herringbone patterning. Overall, this is a spectacular significant specimen, out of an iconic locality coveted by collectors. This superb example has all the defining characteristics of what one prized in this type of material.
    Overall Measurements: 1.87 x 1.22 x 0.99 inches (4.74 x 3.10 x 2.51 cm), weighs 54 grams


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2021
    17th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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