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Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Drummond Mine, Cobalt, Timiskaming, Ontario, Canada

 
Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Drummond Mine, Cobalt, Timiskaming, Ontario, Canada

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Drummond Mine, Cobalt, Timiskaming, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 33634
Mineral:Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite
Locality:Drummond Mine, Cobalt, Timiskaming, Ontario, Canada
Description:Vein formation of dark metallic acanthite in quartz matrix. The crystals formed as argentite (stable >173 C) and alters to acanthite <173 C. One face polished by Jack Rorer in the Petrology Lab while a student at the University of Virginia in 1951 Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #037; Ex. Dr. David Robertson-UVA Geology professor, 1951
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x1.75 cm
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Status: For reference only
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