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Acanthite, Stephanite

Acanthite : Ag2S, Stephanite : Ag5SbS4
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Dimensions: 2.4 cm x 1.8 cm x 1.1 cm

Sharp, and very aesthetic, cluster of Argentite crystals after Stephanite. The largest crystal is about 1.8 cm, and all have an excellent luster. Better yet, the pseudos have retained the crystal edges and faces very nicely. A superb thumb, and much better in person. 2.4 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm

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Photo added: 26th Jan 2006

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