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Gold & Argyrodite

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Gold & Argyrodite

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Description
Locality: 
Roşia Montană, Alba County, Romania
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 2.9 × 2.6 cm
Description

A rich and good crystallized native gold specimen from a classic locale in Romania. With black crystallized Argyrodite - a very rare mineral. (Analysis attached)

Beautiful specimen of crystallized gold in combination with Argyrodite on matrix.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gold

Formula: 
Au
Strunz: 
1.AA.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0

Argyrodite

Formula: 
Ag8GeS6
Strunz: 
2.BA.70
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Type Locality: 
Himmelsfürst Mine, Brand-Erbisdorf, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Gold & Argyrodite
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