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Proustite from Svornost Mine, Jachymov, Krusne Hory, Bohemia, Czech Republic

 
Proustite from Svornost Mine, Jachymov, Krusne Hory, Bohemia, Czech Republic

DESCRIPTION:No. 33682
Mineral:Proustite
Locality:Svornost Mine, Jachymov, Krusne Hory, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Description:Two nuggets of crudely crystallized dark red proustite, the major ore from this historic mine. The proustite, also know as ruby silver, has small crystals visible in the shallow cavities (requires magnification to see). Ex. John A. Rorer, Jr. collection #083; Ex. Dr. A. A. Pegau, Va. State Geologist
Overall Size:15-20 mm
Crystals:.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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