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Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargyrite from Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 51155
Mineral:Pyrargyrite
Locality:Fresnillo District, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Lustrous dark-metallic pyrargyrite crystals disseminated throughout and in veins running through crusty white quartz. Along the top edge the pyrargyrite vein is completely exposed showing many large hexagonal crystals with three-faced terminations. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #726b; personally collected underground in an operating stope in 1960s
Overall Size:12x7x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-5.0 mm
Status: For reference only
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