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Acanthite

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Description
Locality: 
Commodore Mine, Creede, Mineral County, Colorado, United States of America
Class: 
Mixed Specimens
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 2 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.20cm
Description

Acanthite, pyrite, galena, sphalerite, pyargyrite and polybasite in bands within quartz and calcite.  Cut and polished on both display faces

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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