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Acanthite

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Description
Locality: 
Freiberg, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.4 × 1.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.70cm
Description

Very good old micromount of black lustrous acanthite crystals up to 7 mm on siderite matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Acanthite

Formula: 
Ag2S
Strunz: 
2.BA.35
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
lead grey
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic
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