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Collection Tier:
Tier 3

Rocks and Minerals ➔ Silver

Identifier:
2019.1.1412
Description:
Silver is a native element that occurs deep inside the Earth and is later pushed to the surface by heat and pressure. It is often found with minerals such as copper and chalcocite. This specimen was found in Chile, South America and was collected by A.E. Foote. 

Silver Formula: Ag
Date:
1877 – 1890
Source:
Museum Collection
Maker/Donor
Dr. A. E. Foote
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