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Acanthite from Smuggler Mine, Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado

 
Acanthite from Smuggler Mine, Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado

Acanthite from Smuggler Mine, Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 28598
Mineral:Acanthite
Locality:Smuggler Mine, Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado
Description:Single crystal of metallic acanthite frozen in milky quartz. Labeled as argentite which is stable above 177C, altering to acanthite below that temperature. Sherk acquired the specimen from Warford in 1917. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); ex. Warford
Overall Size:4x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: For reference only
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