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Pearceite

ID: CC5173

An uncommon well formed specimen of Pearceite, a Silver Copper Sulfosalt, from the San Juan de Rayas Mine, Mexico. Crystals of lustrous metallic grey Pearceite are tabular hexagonal in form in a platy stacked-like habit, measuring to 1cm +. The crystals of Pearceite stand upright on edge from the matrix of metallic yellow Chalcopyrite coated 'Pearceite/Polybasite'. A fine small cabinet specimen of this uncommon species, from a mine reputed to have been discovered in the mid-17th century.

Details

Dimensions
3.0 × 2.3 × 2.0 cm
Categories
Locality
San Juan De Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pearceite

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