1.6" Metallic Pyrargyrite Crystals with Quartz - Mexico

This is a cluster of metallic-grey pyrargyrite crystals that formed in association with quartz crystals. This specimen was collected from Zacatecas, Mexico

Pyrargyrite is a complex sulfide mineral that's known as a sulfosalt. The crystals are a combination of silver, antimony and sulfur atoms that together bare the chemical formula Ag3SbS3. Small crystals of pyrargyrite are often ruby red in color, with larger crystals being a metallic grey to greyish-black color.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Pyrargyrite & Quartz
LOCATION
Zacatecas, Mexico
SIZE
1.6" wide
CATEGORY
ITEM
#127024