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Native Silver Acanthite & Amethyst

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Native Silver Acanthite & Amethyst

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Description
Locality: 
Bulldog Mountain Mine, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado, United States of America
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Description

Silver, bindheimite and acanthite as alteration phases of silver sulfosalts in amethyst quartz

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Silver

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

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

Amethyst

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Purple

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