Mineral Group: NATIVE ELEMENTS
|Silver is a valuable metal that
has been extensively mined in Ontario.
The area around Cobalt, Ontario is known for its silver deposits and its mining history.
Silver is often found in veins.
Rocks containing many different metals are known as silver ore.
Silver can also be recovered from used film negatives. This specimen
shows lab grown silver crystals from just such a process.
Silver crystals, Waihi, New Zealand 106 g.