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Proustite var. Ruby Silver from Imiter Mine, Dades, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco

 
Proustite var. Ruby Silver from Imiter Mine, Dades, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Proustite var. Ruby Silver from Imiter Mine, Dades, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Proustite var. Ruby Silver from Imiter Mine, Dades, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco

DESCRIPTION:No. 62945
Mineral:Proustite var. Ruby Silver
Locality:Imiter Mine, Dades, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco
Description:Rich specimen of translucent dark red-gray proustite crystals covering the surfaces of the matrix on all sides. Proustite was called ruby silver by miners in the old days because it was an ore of silver that was translucent red. Looks beautiful under 20x
Overall Size:6x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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