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Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany

 
Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Freiberg, Saxony, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 37237
Mineral:Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite
Locality:Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
Description:Chain-like formation of interconnected metallic acanthite crystals. The acanthite crystals are cubic form, with octahedral corner faces. Formed as argentite (stable >173 C) and alters to acanthite <173 C.
Overall Size:3.5x1.5x1 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: For reference only
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