Silver, Acanthite
Miniature, 3.8 x 2.8 x 2.7 cm
Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru
A very rich and fine silver ore specimen consisting of nicely burnished, hackly silver wires with dark gray, massive acanthite in a quartz matrix from the Uchucchacua Mine of Peru. Very little new material has come out in the last few years. Ex. Wes Parker Collection. Weighs 44 grams.