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Miargyrite

#61296

Miargyrite

#61296
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
AgSbS2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Kelly mine, Randsburg dist., San Bernardino Co., California
Tagged
sulfide , silver

Excellent micro crystals to 1mm in small pockets of matrix, which is totally Miargyrite. There is also a bit of fibrous Jamesonite of Boulangerite in the vugs - a new species for the locality.  Ex. Cal Tech Collection with copied labels.

XRD Confirmed, EDS Confirmed

Miargyrite

Formula
AgSbS2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Disseminated, Massive 
Cleavage
Imperfect, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
steel gray, lead gray, blackish red, reddish gray 
Streak
cherry red 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
XRD Confirmed
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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