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Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany

 
Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 44602
Mineral:Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite
Locality:Freiberg District, Saxony, Germany
Description:Chain-like aggregates of interconnected cubic dark-metallic acanthite crystals with remnants of brown matrix in the crevices between the acanthite crystals. Formed as argentite (stable only above 173 C) and alters to acanthite below 173 C. Ex. Wards ca. 1900
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: For reference only
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