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Silver-rich veins

Part of Hall of Planet Earth.

Silver-Rich Veins AMNH/R.Mickens

Exhibition Text

The veins in this rock contain white calcite, milky quartz, and microscopic silver, cobalt, and arsenic-rich minerals, which make up the metallic part of the veins.

Provided by The Royal Ontario Museum, Ontario, Canada

For Educators

Topic: Earth Science

Subtopic: Minerals and Resources

Keywords: Minerals, Natural resources, Metals, Hydrogeology

Audience: General