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- Lebanon Tunnel, Clear Creek Co., Colorado, United States
- 7.5 x 5 x 6 cm - Sm Cabinet
- Ore Minerals, sulfide, silver
Acanthite is a primary ore of Silver. However, 75 percent of Silver is produced as a byproduct or co-product of copper, zinc, or lead ores. In this case, the specimen here consist of both small portions of Acanthite intermixed with a much greater amount argentiferous Galena, an ore of lead containing Silver.