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Chlorargyrite

#AH51653

Chlorargyrite

#AH51653
Availability
Sold
Size
1.8 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
AgCl (RRUFF)
Locality
Little Jonny Mine, Leadville, Lake Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
silver

Little 2-4mm greyish yellow, waxy Chlorargyrite crystals in a limonite basket. The Little Jonny mine is also known as the Ibex mine. The mine had 50 miles of underground workings with five shafts. The mine was first operated by J. J. "Leadville Jonny" Brown, who married "Unsinkable Mollie Brown" of the Titanic fame. Read more here.

Chlorargyrite

Formula
AgCl 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Columnar 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
purplish gray, green, white, colorless 
Streak
white 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
1-1.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Delmer Brown Collection

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