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Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Proano Mine, Fresnillo District, Zacataces, Mexico

 
Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Proano Mine, Fresnillo District, Zacataces, Mexico

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Proano Mine, Fresnillo District, Zacataces, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 55015
Mineral:Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver
Locality:Proano Mine, Fresnillo District, Zacataces, Mexico
Description:Rich cluster of lustrous prismatic pyrargyrite crystals with striated prism faces and flat basal pinacoid terminations. The pyrargyrite crystals appear gray-metallic but are actually translucent red when illuminated from behind.
Overall Size:25x23x15 mm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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