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TitleSilver-lead ore
DescriptionThis sample (12 cm across) contains silver-bearing galena (gray conspicuous mineral) and fine grained native silver. Although native silver is the “ideal” silver ore mineral, most silver today comes from other minerals in which it is only a minor component.
LocationCanada. Great Bear Lake.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-06-26.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #2205.
Key wordssilver-lead ore, silver, lead, ore, canada
Tech details795 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number905