Pyrargyrite; Uchucchacua Mine, Peru - Alexandria Mineral Shop
Pyrargyrite; Uchucchacua Mine, Peru - Alexandria Mineral Shop
Pyrargyrite; Uchucchacua Mine, Peru - Alexandria Mineral Shop
Pyrargyrite; Uchucchacua Mine, Peru - Alexandria Mineral Shop
Pyrargyrite; Uchucchacua Mine, Peru - Alexandria Mineral Shop

Pyrargyrite; Uchucchacua Mine, Peru

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Locality: Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province, Lima Department, Peru

Size: 31 mm x 33 mm x 18 mm (1.2 in. x 1.3 in. x 0.7 in.)

Weight: 23 g (0.8 oz.)

Pyrargyrite (silver sulfantimonide) is a silver ore sometimes called ruby silver. This thumbnail specimen from the Uchucchacua Mine in Peru has  black pyrargyrite to 5 mm on matrix. Other crystals best appreciated with magnification. 

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