Silver, Calcite – Taknar mine (IRN)

ID: 1940

minerals: Silver, Calcite

location: Taknar mine, Bardaskan, Razavi Khorosan prov., Iran

size: 3 x 2,3 x 1,5 cm


SKU: 1940 Category: Tag:

The Taknar mine is known for specimens of native copper so far. Taknar is a Polymetal mining complex, the incident of Au-Ag deposit explored Barnabasd area of the mine (28 kilometers northwest of Bardaskan County). But a group of collectors were able to find some native silver specimens in very good condition. It's not easy to get access to the mine, the owners are very strict.

This is one of 2 specimens that show native silver in association with calcite. It’s a very nice, little item in very good condition.

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