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Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Mina Santo Niņo, Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Mina Santo Niņo, Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Mina Santo Niņo, Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 36974
Mineral:Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver
Locality:Mina Santo Niņo, Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Large single pyrargyrite crystal with convex termination and striated prism faces. Another partial crystal is attached to one side. With strong rear-illumination it shows translucent red color (the miners called this mineral ruby-silver ore).
Overall Size:3.5x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:15-22 mm
Status: For reference only
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