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Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

 
Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine,  Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine,  Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine,  Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine,  Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 57273
Mineral:Pyrargyrite
Locality:San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna District, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous dark red-black pyrargyrite crystals that show red translucency when illuminated from the rear. The pyrargyrite crystals are complete on many faces, but one has a conchoidal surface.
Overall Size:21x19x17 mm
Crystals:4-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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