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Pyrargyrite with Quartz from San Antonio Mine, Casapalca District, Peru

 
Pyrargyrite with Quartz from San Antonio Mine, Casapalca District, Peru

Pyrargyrite with Quartz from San Antonio Mine, Casapalca District, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 34808
Mineral:Pyrargyrite with Quartz
Locality:San Antonio Mine, Casapalca District, Peru
Description:Dark metallic pyrargyrite (massive and crystals up to 3 mm) with colorless quartz crystals up to 2 mm in the crevices. When strongly illuminated the pyrargyrite is seen to be translucent red. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:4x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:.5-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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