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Silver & Acanthite & Baryte

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Silver & Acanthite & Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Bulldog Mountain Mine, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado, United States of America
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 6 × 1 cm
Description

A polished slice featuring native silver, grey acanthite and white baryte

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Silver

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

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

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
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