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Pyrargyrite

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Pyrargyrite

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Description
Locality: 
St Andreasberg District, Lower Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 4 × 3.4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.20cm
Description

This is a very good and old Pyrargyrite specimen from the classic and very famous location St. Andreasberg in the Harz Mountains, Germany.

Large and lustrous pyrargyrite crystals on top of the calcite-pyrargyrite matrix.

Ex Armin Wendland collection.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrargyrite

Formula: 
Ag3SbS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Hardness: 
2.5
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