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Acanthite

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Description
Locality: 
Himmelfahrt Mine, Freiberg, Mittelsachsen, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.1 × 2.6 × 1.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.10cm
Description

This old-timed mini features several multifaced, flattened crystals of acanthite as a "little tree" . The single crystals are excellent metallic lustrous and according to the cirumstances sharp edged. A superb and absolutely undamaged specimen from a classic locality.

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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