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Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

 
Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 50226
Mineral:Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver
Locality:Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Description:Dense cluster of metallic-looking pyrargyrite crystals covering all surfaces of the specimen front and rear. The pyrargyrite crystals are actually translucent red and the small crystals make the red color easy to see. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #788; originally acquired in 2000
Overall Size:22x18x16 mm
Crystals:0.5-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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