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Stephanite & Proustite

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Stephanite & Proustite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection.

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Description
Locality: 
San Martin Mine, Sombrerete, Zacatecas, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.4 × 2 × 2 cm
Description

A fine cluster of short barrel like stefanite crystals with a good lustre and scattered amongst the stefanite are a number of small proustite crystals, their red flashes can been seen as the specimen is rotated in bright light.

Old specimen that was collected around 1980 from the famous San Martin Silver mine which commenced operations in 1555.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Stephanite

Formula: 
Ag5SbS4
Strunz: 
2.GB.10
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Proustite

Formula: 
Ag3AsS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Earthstones Australia

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