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English: Bornite, Chalcopyrite, Silver
Locality: Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: cabinet, 14.0 x 8.5 x 4.0 cm (6.5 inches tall)
Silver with Bornite and Chalcopyrite
A gorgeous and LARGE (6.5 inches tall!) silver specimen from this classic locality that looks like a cluster of striking snakes, coiled together. For size, it just bowls you over. Moreover, it is very beautiful not just for the overall form, but because it has a unique patina of minute bornite and chalcopyrite crystals that gives it a "sparkle" in person. It is very different in aspect, thus, from what you normally see. This is a MAJOR Kongsberg of a size we almost never see for sale on the modern market, like what exists only in the major museums by and large.
Deutsch: Bornit, Chalkopyrit, Silber
Fundort: Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norwegen (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 14.0 x 8.5 x 4.0 cm (6.5 inches tall)
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source Image: http://www.irocks.com/db_pics/pics/vlt-26b.jpg, Description: http://www.irocks.com/render.html?species=Silver&page=36
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