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Silver on Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Bulldog Mine, 9300 Level, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado

 
Silver on Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Bulldog Mine, 9300 Level, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado

Silver on Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Bulldog Mine, 9300 Level, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado

Silver on Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite from Bulldog Mine, 9300 Level, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 70915
Mineral:Silver on Acanthite pseudomorphs after Argentite
Locality:Bulldog Mine, 9300 Level, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado
Description:Twisted wire crystals of native silver on sooty gray pseudo-cubic acanthite pseudomorphs after argentite crystals to 2 mm. The argentite crystallized first, but is stable only above 179 C, when cooled it altered to acanthite resulting in pseudomorphs. Ex. Robert Edward (Bob) Jenkins II (?-2010)
Overall Size:20x11x5 mm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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