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Acanthite

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Description
Locality: 
Keeley-Frontier Mine, South Lorrain Township, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.3 × 2.7 × 3.8 cm
Description

Strong metallic luster acanthite associated with minor quartz at the back. Some sharp faces are present, but mostly crude. It comes with a label of dealer Roger Y. Poulin.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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