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Silver & Acanthite

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Silver & Acanthite

Dipl. Ing. W. Maucher, Munich
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Bramador, Mascota Municipality, Jalisco, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 3.3 × 2.3 cm
Description

Earthy Acanthite (Silberschwärze) and curly Silver wires from Bramador, Mexico. Comes with an early 20th century label of famous german dealer Wilhelm Maucher (1879-1930), Munich.

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
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