Silver (Var: Kongsbergite)
Small Cabinet, 7.2 x 3.1 x 0.4 cm
Glasberg quarry, Nieder-Beerbach, Nieder-Ramstadt, Odenwald, Hesse, Germany
A fine plate of kongsbergite from an uncommon for the species German locale - the Glasberg Quarry, Nieder-Beerbach, Odenwald, Hesse. Kongsbergite is the mercurian variety of silver and is relatively uncommon, worldwide. This two-sided piece has distinctly different luster, one side bright, silver metallic and the other is matte gray.