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Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver with Calcite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver with Calcite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver with Calcite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver with Calcite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver with Calcite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 50131
Mineral:Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver with Calcite
Locality:Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Showy cluster of lustrous metallic-looking pyrargyrite crystals to 15 mm long with partial overgrowth on the rear of flattened colorless translucent calcite crystals to 5 mm. The pyrargyrite crystals are translucent red color when rear-illuminated. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #772; originally acquired in 1999
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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