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Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

Mineral:Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite
Locality:Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Bright metallic acanthite pseudomorphs after argentite crystals fully crystallized all around. The acanthite has complex form of cubic faces. Formed as argentite (stable >173 C) and alters to acanthite <173 C.
Overall Size:25x18x13 mm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: For reference only
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