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Acanthite with Native Silver (naturally occurring silver crystals) from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

 
Acanthite with Native Silver (naturally occurring silver crystals) from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Acanthite with Native Silver (naturally occurring silver crystals) from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Acanthite with Native Silver (naturally occurring silver crystals) from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Acanthite with Native Silver (naturally occurring silver crystals) from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Acanthite with Native Silver (naturally occurring silver crystals) from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

Acanthite with Native Silver (naturally occurring silver crystals) from Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China

DESCRIPTION:No. 75234
Mineral:Acanthite with Native Silver (naturally occurring silver crystals)
Locality:Xiaoqinggou, Datong, Shanxi, China
Description:Large gray-metallic acanthite crystals to 15 mm with native silver crystals (naturally occurring silver) in twisted wire-habit forms in many crevices. The acanthite crystals have textured crystal faces that appear to be due to etching of the acanthite. Collected ca. 1996
Overall Size:4x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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