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Polybasite with Acanthite over Chalcopyrite from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

 
Polybasite with Acanthite over Chalcopyrite from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Polybasite with Acanthite over Chalcopyrite from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Polybasite with Acanthite over Chalcopyrite from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Polybasite with Acanthite over Chalcopyrite from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

Polybasite with Acanthite over Chalcopyrite from Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 71892
Mineral:Polybasite with Acanthite over Chalcopyrite
Locality:Guanajuato Silver Mining District, Guanajuato, Mexico
Description:Platy black-metallic polybasite crystals to 4 mm with pseudo-octahedral acanthite crystals to 1 mm on yellow-metallic chalcopyrite. Polybasite is an uncommon silver mineral and crystals are difficult to obtain. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:15x11x8 mm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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