Acanthite, Quartz

Specimen ID: 2PT-KM3

Mineral(s)
Acanthite : Ag2S
Quartz : SiO2
Locality
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
6cm x 4cm
Previous data
Mineral(s)
Acquisition date:
1990
Name withheld

Events

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The acanthite spears deposited first and then the white quartz and finally the argentite cubes. During deposition the temperature increased from below 200 C to above that temperature where argentite is stable. ROM collection, ex RWMW collection, Helen Tyson photo
RWMW Collection (1962- 2006) - 29th April 2014

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The acanthite spears deposited first and then the white quartz and finally the argentite cubes. During deposition the temperature increased from below 200 C to above that temperature where argentite is stable. ROM collection, ex RWMW collection, Helen Tyson photo
RWMW Collection (1962- 2006) - 29th April 2014
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