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Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

 
Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits) from Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 69282
Mineral:Pyrargyrite (two specimens exhibiting different crystal habits)
Locality:Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Niedersachsen, Germany
Description:Two lustrous dark-red metallic pyrargyrite specimens exhibiting two distinct crystal habits: rhombohedron on the left, and scalenohedron on the right. The rhombohedral pyrargyrite crystals exhibit red translucency in ordinary illumination. Ex. Humboldt University, 1870; ex. Georg Gebhard
Overall Size:4.5x3 cm domed displays
Crystals:3-9 mm
Status: For reference only
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