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Acanthite with Silver

#AH54064

Acanthite with Silver

#AH54064
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 3 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Ag2S (RRUFF)
Locality
Durant mine, Aspen dist., Pitkin Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
sulfide , silver

A heavy mass of dark grey Acanthite with portions of obscure Silver. You have to look hard to see the Silver. An old-timer from the John Albanese collection then to Hampson in 1965.

Acanthite

Formula
Ag2
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Blocky, Skeletal, Arborescent 
Cleavage
poor to none 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
lead gray, gray, iron black 
Streak
shining black 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Arnold G Hampson Collection
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