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Acanthite

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Description
Locality: 
Moldava, Krusne Hory Mountains, Usti Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 5.5 × 3.5 cm
Description

A perfect rather large acanthite with irdiscendent colour on pinkish fluorite and quartz. The acanthite´s overall size is 0.8mm. Comes with an old machine written label from 1973. 

Mineral Data
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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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