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Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Mina El Bote, Zacatecas, Mexico

 
Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Mina El Bote, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Mina El Bote, Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver from Mina El Bote, Zacatecas, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 63446
Mineral:Pyrargyrite var. Ruby Silver
Locality:Mina El Bote, Zacatecas, Mexico
Description:Lustrous red-metallic pyrargyrite crystals with striated prism faces and complex terminations. Though the pyrargyrite crystals appear metallic, they exhibit red translucency when illuminated from the rear (known as Ruby Silver by the miners). Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:18x13x10 mm
Crystals:0.5-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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