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Stromeyerite with Silver

#RJW48470

Stromeyerite with Silver

#RJW48470
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
CuAgS (RRUFF)
Locality
Smuggler mine, Pitkin Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
sulfide , copper , silver

Dark, dull grey to black, smattering and patches of rare Stromeyerite overgrown on Silver on Quartz matrix. An older specimen with a Nick Carruth label.

Stromeyerite

Formula
CuAgS 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Granular, Massive, Pseudo Hexagonal 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
blue gray, dark blue, dark steel gray, steel gray 
Streak
steel gray 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5-3 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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