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Pyrargyrite

#DS43432

Pyrargyrite

#DS43432
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ag3SbS3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Colquechaca, Potosi dept., Bolivia
Tagged
sulfide , silver

There are lots of short stubby deep red Pyrargyrite crystals to about 3mm on this specimen.

Pyrargyrite

Formula
Ag3SbS3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Crystalline - Poor, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Poor, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
deep red, red gray 
Streak
cherry red 
Class
Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Shultz Collection

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