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Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

 
Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

Pyrargyrite from San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru

DESCRIPTION:No. 64366
Mineral:Pyrargyrite
Locality:San Genaro Mine, Castrovirreyna, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Description:Lustrous silver-metallic pyrargyrite crystals with surfaces composed of many smaller crystal faces in parallel orientation. The pyrargyrite crystals appear metallic, but are actually translucent red when illuminated from the rear. Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:23x22x16 mm
Crystals:2-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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