Acanthite, Pyrargyrite
Guanajuato, Mun. de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
Miniature, 4.5 x 3.6 x 2.3 cm
Sparkly, sharp, olive-green acanthite pseudomorphs after pyrargyrite crystals in vuggy, jackstraw fashion form a very rich and fine specimen from the famous mines at Guanajuato, Mexico. Many of the pseudos have hoppered terminations and the crystals reach 2.1 cm. Ex. Dave Stoudt Collection.