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Pyrargyrite

#BN51696

Pyrargyrite

#BN51696
Availability
Sold
Size
1.7 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ag3SbS3 (RRUFF)
Locality
San Juan de Rayas mine, Guanajuato, Mexico
Tagged
sulfide , silver

Excellent set of Pyrargyrite aka ruby silver crystals with good terminations. Some of the internal red reflections can be see. Exceptional thumbnail.

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
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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