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Silver wire crystals on Acanthite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

 
Silver wire crystals on Acanthite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Silver wire crystals on Acanthite from Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 60719
Mineral:Silver wire crystals on Acanthite
Locality:Uchucchaqua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
Description:Twisted wire crystals of native silver to 45 mm long on earthy-gray acanthite crystals to 8 mm. Native silver is pure silver that occurs naturally in the earth. The silver crystals have bright metallic luster.
Overall Size:6.5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:5-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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