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Mineral Specimen No. 75492:
Acanthite with wire crystals of Native Silver for sale from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China.

This mineral specimen of Acanthite with wire crystals of Native Silver from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral for sale No. 75492:

Mineral Species: Acanthite with wire crystals of Native Silver.
Location of mineral deposit: Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China.
Description: Gray-metallic acanthite crystals to 12 mm with scattered silver-metallic native silver crystals (naturally occurring silver crystals) to 5 mm on the surfaces and intergrown with the acanthite. The native silver crystals are twisted wire habit. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity. Collected ca. 1996.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x2.5x1.2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-12 mm
Price: $165 (plus shipping).

Mineral Acanthite with wire crystals of Native Silver for sale from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Detail view of mineral Acanthite with wire crystals of Native Silver for sale from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Detail view of mineral Acanthite with wire crystals of Native Silver for sale from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Detail view of mineral Acanthite with wire crystals of Native Silver for sale from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Detail view of mineral Acanthite with wire crystals of Native Silver for sale from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

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