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Proustite and Barite on Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

 
Proustite and Barite on Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Proustite and Barite on Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Proustite and Barite on Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 60405
Mineral:Proustite and Barite on Pyrargyrite
Locality:San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous transparent dark-red proustite crystals to 1 mm between translucent gray bladed barite crystals to 10 mm with lustrous silver-metallic pyrargyrite crystals to 5 mm visible beneath the proustite and barite crystals. Ex. W. Keller #2065; ex. Weinrich in 2001
Overall Size:4.5x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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