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Acanthite

$250.00   €211  £180.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19935
A large thumbnail specimen of graphite-grey Acanthite, a silver sulphide, forming crude dull metallic crystals from Měděnec in the Krušné Hory mountains of the Czech Republic. Měděnec was an old copper mine which began in the 1500s, eventually closing in 1860, which mined copper from a skarn deposit.  A rare and great little example of off-matrix Acanthite from this historic mine.

Details

Dimensions
3.5 × 2.0 × 1.4 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Medenec (Kupferberg), Klášterec nad Ohrí, Krušné Hory Mts, Ústí Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Acanthite, Acanthite

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