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Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

 
Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Pyrargyrite on Calcite from St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany

DESCRIPTION:No. 73000
Mineral:Pyrargyrite on Calcite
Locality:St. Andreasberg District, 25 km SE of Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Harz Mountains, Lower Saxony, Germany
Description:Rich specimen of lustrous reddish gray-metallic pyrargyrite crystals to 3 mm intermixed with translucent colorless calcite crystals to 2.5 mm that fluoresce orange under SW UV illumination. The pyrargyrite crystals look beautiful under magnification. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #5121; probably collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:4x2.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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