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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 37540
Mineral:Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver with Pyrite
Locality:Mina Santo Niņo, Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Several crystals of dark-red pyrargyrite with complex terminations of many smaller faces in parallel orientation. When rear-illuminated the pyrargyrite shows red translucency. Brassy metallic pyrite (or possibly chalcopyrite crystals are mixed in.
Overall Size:3x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: For reference only
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