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    SILVER
    Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan, USA

    Winner of a mineral beauty contest between three Michigan University entrants for the best Silver or Copper specimens in their respective collections was this entry from the Wayne State University Collection. Found prior to the 1930's, when it ended up at Wayne State, it ended up as part of a major trade involving the collection. It is composed of 20+ sharp Silver crystals up to 1.25 inches in length, emerging in roughly parallel growth from a typical volcanically derived matrix. All crystals are sharp and undamaged and the specimen is pristine. This is a major Silver specimen from anywhere, including Michigan.
    Overall measurements: 3.75 x 2.5 x 2 inches (9.5 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm).

    Provenance: Keith Proctor [Hoppel # D1273]


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2013
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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