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Polybasite & Argentite

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Polybasite & Argentite

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Description
Locality: 
Beaverdell, Greenwood Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 2.1 × 1.5 cm
Description

Nice polybasite and argentite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Polybasite

Formula: 
[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
Strunz: 
2.GB.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic - Prismatic
Hardness: 
2.5 - 3.0
Streak: 
black

Argentite

Renamed To: 

Acanthite

Formula: 
Ag2S
Strunz: 
2.BA.35
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
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