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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

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