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Pyrargyrite Dyscrasite & Native Silver

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Pyrargyrite Dyscrasite & Native Silver

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Description
Locality: 
Colquechaca, Chayanta Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 1.4 × 1.6 cm
Description

 Pyrargyrite and dyskrasite with nice native silver on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrargyrite

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

Dyscrasite

Formula: 
Ag3Sb
Strunz: 
2.AA.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Wenzel Mine, Frohnbach valley, Oberwolfach, Wolfach, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Silver

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