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Recent Activities -A visit to Kongsberg, Norway, Page Two

Here are some additional images from the Norwegian Mining Museum, Kongsberg, Norway.

 

Recent Activities -A visit to Kongsberg, Norway, Page Two

An antique model constructed to show the lifestyle, activities and methods employed in the mines. A wonderful, historical and teaching aid.

Recent Activities -A visit to Kongsberg, Norway, Page Two

There are so many great silver specimens in the Museum. The playful display of shapes is wonderful!

Recent Activities -A visit to Kongsberg, Norway, Page Two

One of the more famous silver crystal specimens from Kongsberg. This marvelous crystal is 2.0cm tall.

Recent Activities -A visit to Kongsberg, Norway, Page Two

Long, thin wires with calcite. 12.0cm across.

Recent Activities -A visit to Kongsberg, Norway, Page Two

An amazing "rope" silver specimen about 29.0cm across.

Recent Activities -A visit to Kongsberg, Norway, Page Two

A crystallized leaf of silver protruding from silver and calcite matrix. 6.0cm tall(?)

Recent Activities -A visit to Kongsberg, Norway, Page Two

Several large masses of wire silver from the prolific Kongsberg silver mines.