Silver, Acanthite, Calcite
Keeley-Frontier Mine (Canadian Keeley; Frontier Mine; Keeley Mine), South Lorrain Township, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
Small Cabinet, 6.3 x 4.8 x 4.0 cm
The upper portion of the specimen is a 4.2 cm open Calcite pocket interlaced with beautiful thick Silver ropes. These wires are several mm thick, up to 2 cm long as they curve, and have a gorgeous patina. For accent, there are even gemmy Calcites growing on the wires. Ex. Chicago Field Museum and Dan Ehrling collections.