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Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 36975
Mineral:Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite
Locality:Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Bright metallic acanthite pseudomorphs after elongated argentite crystals fully crystallized all around. Formed as argentite (stable >173 C) and alters to acanthite <173 C. The rear is flat where it formed against a flat crystal.
Overall Size:28x20x12 mm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: For reference only
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