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Sylvanite on Quartz from Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado

 
Sylvanite on Quartz from Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado

Sylvanite on Quartz from Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado

Sylvanite on Quartz from Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado

Sylvanite on Quartz from Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 60524
Mineral:Sylvanite on Quartz
Locality:Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado
Description:Elongated silver-metallic sylvanite crystals to 6 mm on translucent gray quartz crystals to 1 mm. The sylvanite crystals are slender columnar form and show slight post-crystallization deformation resulting in twisted or curved crystals. Ex. B. Gaber collection #592; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #582 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian)
Overall Size:25x22x12 mm
Crystals:0.2-6.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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