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Native Silver On Calcite

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Native Silver On Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Tamdrost, Zagora Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region, Morocco
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.5 × 8 × 5.5 cm
Weight: 
533.00gr
Description

Very big and heavy specimen with silver crystals up to 0.3 cm. Among the associated species seems to be sphalerite (on the back). More silver crystals in vugs on the back. Several other silver minerals associated.

A very rich and showy specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Silver

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White