• Pyrargyrite
  • Pyrargyrite
  • Pyrargyrite
  • Pyrargyrite
  • Pyrargyrite
Gallery

Pyrargyrite

ID: CC4119

A rich and rare specimen of Pyrargyrite from the Frias Mine, Santana District, Colombia.  Like many South American Silver-Gold deposits, this mine was worked by the Spanish in the 17th century.  This specimen consists of well-developed crystals of metallic grey Pyrargyrite measuring to 6mm are seen aggregated over a Galena/Pyrite ore matrix. Colourless crystals of Calcite are sparsely associated with the Pyrargyrite. A seldom seen specimen from the mine. An old label is affixed to the reverse of the specimen with the initials J.M and a number 1910.  

Details

Dimensions
4.3 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Categories
Locality
Frias Mine, Santana District, Tolima Department, Colombia, South America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Pyrargyrite

Related Mineral Specimens

Pyrargyrite
$3,500
 Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania
A rare specimen of metallic lustrous dark grey crystals of Pyrargyrite measuring to 5 mm...
Pyrargyrite
$500
 San Juan De Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Mexico, North America
A well-crystallized specimen of Pyrargyrite forming intergrown crystals to nearly 2cm with some...
Pyrargyrite
$850
 Alberoda, Schlema, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany, Europe
A very rich specimen of Pyrargyrite displaying a cluster of intergrown substantial crystals...
Pyragyrite with Native Arsenic and Argentopyrite
$7,500
 St. Andreasberg, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany, Europe
A particularly fine specimen of botryoidal shell-like developments of metallic grey Native Arsenic...