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Sylvanite & Empressite

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Sylvanite & Empressite

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Description
Locality: 
Senator Hill & Ophir Veins, Magnolia, Boulder County, Colorado, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1 × 1.2 cm
Description

A nice specimen of small specks of silvery Sylvanite and brassy-silver Empressite on a matrix, from the Senator Hill Mine, in Boulder County, Colorado

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sylvanite

Formula: 
(Au,Ag)2Te4
Strunz: 
2.EA.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
1.5 - 2.0
Type Locality: 
Baia de Arieş (Offenbánya), Alba Co., Romania

Empressite

Formula: 
AgTe
Strunz: 
2.CB.80
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Empress Josephine Mine (Empress Josephine and Boss Mammoth Claims), Bonanza, Bonanza District (Kerber Creek District), Saguache Co., Colorado, USA

Seller Information

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Seller's terms and conditions

Buyer assumes all responsibility for paying for the specimens.  We prefer Paypal only as this is the easiest way to accept payments, plus provides insurance for both buyer and seller.  

Purchases are expected to be paid within 48 hours, unless prior arrangements have been made (such as bidding on more items).  

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