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Pyrargyrite

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Pyrargyrite

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Description
Locality: 
Naica Mine, Naica, Saucillo Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.3 × 2 cm
Weight: 
36.00gr
Description

Rich pyrargyrite specimen with an unidentified species. The platy/flaky crystals could be pearceite, polybasite or something else, overgrown with another mineral.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrargyrite

Formula: 
Ag3SbS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Hardness: 
2.5