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Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 64812
Mineral:Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite
Locality:San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Lustrous gray-metallic pseudo-cubic acanthite pseudomorphs after argentite crystals to 8 mm in parallel orientation. The argentite crystallized first, but is stable only above 179 C, then it cooled and altered to acanthite resulting in pseudomorphs.
Overall Size:14x12x9 mm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: For reference only
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