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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 50224
Mineral:Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver
Locality:Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Large single crystal 30 mm long of lustrous metallic-looking pyrargyrite with epitactic overgrowth of smaller pyrargyrite crystals to 3 mm. The pyrargyrite crystals are translucent red color when rear-illuminated. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #772b; originally acquired in 1999
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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