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Argentopyrite with Proustite

#38187

Argentopyrite with Proustite

#38187
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
AgFe2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Jachymov, Erzgegirge, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Tagged
sulfide

At first glance you wouldn't think this was a good specimen. Look closely and you discover the specimen contains several prismatic crystals. Associated with Proustite. Excellent specimen from the type locality.

Type Locality

Argentopyrite

Formula
AgFe2S3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
blue, bronze brown, green, yellow, white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Special Info
Type Locality

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