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Piece of galenite. TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Geowissenschaftliche Sammlungen, Inv.-Nr. 108610. Photography: Susanne Paskoff.

This piece of galenite, a silver ore common in Saxony, belonged to the collection of the eminent eighteenth-century mineralogist Abraham Gottlob Werner. TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Geowissenschaftliche Sammlungen, Inv.-Nr. 108610. Photography: Susanne Paskoff.