• Argentite
  • Argentite
  • Argentite
  • Argentite
  • Argentite
Gallery

Argentite

$2,560.00   €2,138  £1,890.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC1094

A rare specimen of Argentite from the ancient Silver mining area of Sarrabus, Sardinia, Italy. Silver rich orebodies are believed to have been known from about 3000 BC. The Argentite specimen we have to offer displays six well formed cubic crystals measuring to 0.5cm, with octahedral corner modifications. The metallic grey crystals of Argentite are pleasingly set across the central area of the specimen on a contrasting white Baryte matrix. The underside of the specimen shows metallic grey Argentite intermixed with an undefined Ruby Silver in a dendritic form laced through a creamy matrix. A well presented specimen from a seldom seen location.

Details

Dimensions
7.7 × 6.0 × 3.6 cm
Categories
Locality
Sarrabus, Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Argentite

Related Mineral Specimens

ACANTHITE (ARGENTITE)
$800
 Schlema, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany, Europe
A vuggy mass of intergrown, crude, metallic silvery-black Acanthite crystals on a thin granular...
Argentite
$990
 Freiberg, Saxony, Germany, Europe
An appealing specimen of Argentite (Acanthite) from the renowned silver mining district of Freiberg,...
Argentite
$540
 Niederschlema, Schlema, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany, Europe
A pleasing bright metallic crystalline example of Argentite, from the old mining district of...
Argentite With Native Silver
$600
 Pribram, Bohemia, Czech Republic, Europe
A very rich specimen of Argentite with Native Silver from the classic mining area of Pribram in the...