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Pyrargyrite from
Silver tunnel, Van Silver Property (Van Silver Mine; Van Silver Claims), Brandywine Creek, Vancouver Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada

Locality type:Tunnel
Classification
Species:Pyrargyrite
Formula:Ag3SbS3
Formation:Primary
Comments:There are two generations of Pyrargyrite. The first was almost all remobilised and was near the last to deposit. See the paragenesis in Woodside, R.W.M., Soregaroli, A.E., Ansell, H.G., Twaites, B.L., Balacko T.W. (2000): Rare sulfosalts from the Van Silver Mine, British Columbia. Mineralogical Record, 31(3), 219-229.
Habit:Hexagonal prisms with trigonal terminations
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References: Woodside, R.W.M., Soregaroli, A.E., Ansell, H.G., Twaites, B.L., Balacko T.W. (2000): Rare sulfosalts from the Van Silver Mine, British Columbia. Mineralogical Record, 31(3), 219-229.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Miargyrite2 photos of Pyrargyrite associated with Miargyrite at this locality.
Pyrite1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Sphalerite1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Galena1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Galena at this locality.
Pyrostilpnite1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Pyrostilpnite at this locality.
Quartz1 photo of Pyrargyrite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrargyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Silver tunnel, Van Silver Property (Van Silver Mine; Van Silver Claims), Brandywine Creek, Vancouver Mining Division, British Columbia, Canada
 
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