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Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Aspen District, Pitkin County, Colorado

 
Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Aspen District, Pitkin County, Colorado

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Aspen District, Pitkin County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 45039
Mineral:Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver
Locality:Aspen District, Pitkin County, Colorado
Description:Compact crystalline mass of dark metallic pyrargyrite, known by local minerals as ruby silver ore. Cilen misidentified this specimen as argentite, but the specific gravity indicates it is pyrargyrite. Ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #3632; ex. St. Ignatius College
Overall Size:5x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: For reference only
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