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Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Gowganda, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

 
Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Gowganda, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Gowganda, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Gowganda, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 64813
Mineral:Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite
Locality:Gowganda, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
Description:Lustrous gray-metallic pseudo-cubic acanthite pseudomorphs after argentite crystals to 6 mm in a branching formation. The argentite crystallized first, but is stable only above 179 C, then it cooled and altered to acanthite resulting in pseudomorphs.
Overall Size:20x15x14 mm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: For reference only
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