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Pyrargyrite with Calcite from St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

 
Pyrargyrite with Calcite from St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite with Calcite from St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite with Calcite from St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite with Calcite from St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite with Calcite from St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 50872
Mineral:Pyrargyrite with Calcite
Locality:St. Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
Description:Highly lustrous dark metallic pyrargyrite crystals to 4 mm with translucent rhombohedral colorless calcite crystals to 6 mm. With strong illumination the pyrargyrite can be seen to be translucent red. The address on the Foote label dates from 1879-1891. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #130; ex. A.E. Foote (1846-1895); ex. University of Pennsylvania collection
Overall Size:4x3.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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