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Acanthite.
9EF6: Acanthite
Perfect miniature with a finely shaped octahedral crystal, with much more defined faces and edges than usual in specimens from this locality. The front face shows polycrystalline growths, the rest being smooth. The Imiter mine, from which this piece came, exploits silver, and this silver sulfide is one of the ore minerals.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (2005)
Specimen size: 1.8 × 1.5 × 1.4 cm = 0.71” × 0.59” × 0.55”

Price: €70 / US$80 / ¥9160 / AUD$100
Acanthite.
SM90CEX: Acanthite
Parallel growths of Acanthite crystals of octahedral habit (pseudomorphs after Argentite), with sharp crystal forms. The specimen comes from the Carles Curto collection (number 2008.25), whose handwritten label and computer file we will send to the buyer.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (±2008)
Specimen size: 4.8 × 4.6 × 3.7 cm = 1.89” × 1.81” × 1.46”

Main crystal size: 0.6 × 0.5 cm = 0.24” × 0.20”

Price: €90 / US$103 / ¥11780 / AUD$140
Acanthite.
NR56AH4: Acanthite
Arborescent growths, on matrix, of very sharp and bright octahedral crystals that form acute parallel alignments. A very fine sample from the Imiter area.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco
Specimen size: 3.7 × 2.5 × 1.1 cm = 1.46” × 0.98” × 0.43”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
6GR96Q5: Acanthite
Very aerial parallel growths of cubic crystals with perfectly sharp faces and edges, partially skeletal. This Acanthite has retained an excellent luster and color, characteristic of specimens from this mine, the Rayas mine, Guanajuato, Guanajuato Municipality, Mexico.
San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Municipio Guanajuato  Mexico
Specimen size: 1.9 × 1.6 × 0.7 cm = 0.75”

Main crystal size: 0.8 × 0.7 cm = 0.31”

Price: €190 / US$218 / ¥24880 / AUD$290
Acanthite.
EM47AM7: Acanthite
Very aerial group of elongated octahedral Acanthite crystals, with very well defined faces and edges. This highly unusual specimen comes from a reference locality for Fluorite and in which Acanthite is practically unknown.
Fontsante Mine, Tanneron Massif, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur  France
Specimen size: 2. × 1.4 × 1.2 cm = 0.79” × 0.55” × 0.47”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
TMA97AN5: Acanthite
Aerial group of cubo-octahedral Acanthite crystals, very shiny and sharp for the species, and with distinct hopper growths on some of the faces. We will send the specimen, from a very classic Mexican locality for Acanthite, in its original Perky box from the Robert J. (Bob) Noble collection, which also contains the label.
Proaño Mine, Fresnillo de González Echeverría (Fresnillo), Municipio Fresnillo, Zacatecas  Mexico
Specimen size: 2.4 × 1.3 × 1.1 cm = 0.94” × 0.51” × 0.43”

Price: €240 / US$276 / ¥31430 / AUD$370
Acanthite.
TB90AE8: Acanthite
Aerial and very elongated cubo-octahedral crystal, with very well defined and bright faces and edges and window growths on some of the faces.
Proaño Mine, San Carlos vein, Fresnillo de González Echeverría (Fresnillo), Municipio Fresnillo, Zacatecas  Mexico (2016)
Specimen size: 3.9 × 1.4 × 1.8 cm = 1.54” × 0.55” × 0.71”

Price: €540 / US$622 / ¥70720 / AUD$840
Acanthite.
TZ71AK9: Acanthite
Two very sharp and lustrous Acanthite crystals, of cubic habit (pseudomorphic after Argentite) with very deep hopper growths. An excellent miniature, a classic of Mexican mineralogy, from an old collection.
San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Municipio Guanajuato  Mexico
Specimen size: 3.2 × 2.6 × 2 cm = 1.26” × 1.02” × 0.79”

Main crystal size: 2 × 1.9 cm = 0.79” × 0.75”

Price: €580 / US$668 / ¥75960 / AUD$900
Acanthite.
EK90AK1: Acanthite
The specimen of great aesthetic finesse, shows a very aerial parallel arborescent growth of sharp octahedral crystals with very well defined crystal forms.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco
Specimen size: 5.2 × 2 × 1.5 cm = 2.05” × 0.79” × 0.59”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
TC13AG1: Acanthite
Monumental, a top specimen. Few Acanthites are as impressive as those from this mine and this one in particular stands out for its extraordinary quality.
Hongda Mine, Xiaoqinggou, Lingqiu, Datong Prefecture, Shanxi Province  China (08/2016)
Specimen size: 8.6 × 6.2 × 4 cm = 3.39” × 2.44” × 1.57”

Main crystal size: 2.5 × 1.7 cm = 0.98” × 0.67”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
RY13H8: Acanthite
Good miniature with small crystals, which combine the cube and octahedron, and have well-defined faces and edges. Actually it is very difficult to obtain samples from this classic locality.
Copiapó Province, Atacama Region  Chile
Specimen size: 1.6 × 1.4 × 1.1 cm = 0.63” × 0.55” × 0.43”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
RL63J1: Acanthite
Very aerial group of complex crystals, very rich with faces and considerably bright. Although on the label the only locality is Chile, we can presume, by its characteristics, it is from Copiapó area.
The specimen is with a label from the now defunct company Suministros Escolares de Barcelona (SEC). We will send the label to the buyer.
Copiapó, Atacama  Chile
Specimen size: 2.7 × 1.3 × 0.8 cm = 1.06” × 0.51” × 0.31”

Main crystal size: 0.7 × 0.4 cm = 0.28” × 0.16”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
MT47N6: Acanthite
Very aerial growth of Acanthite crystals pseudomorphic after Argentite. They are cuboctahedral and have bright and very well defined faces and edges.
An excellent miniature from a classic mine and formerly in the thumbnail collection of Thomas P. Moore, whose label we'll send to the buyer.
Freiberg District, Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony/Sachsen  Germany
Specimen size: 2.6 × 2.3 × 1.6 cm = 1.02” × 0.91” × 0.63”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
EC63G1: Acanthite
The crystals of this group are pseudo-octahedral and very aerial and they have an excellent definition and an especially esthetic disposition.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (2005)
Specimen size: 2.4 × 1.6 × 1.5 cm = 0.94” × 0.63” × 0.59”

Price: €85 / US$97 / ¥11130 / AUD$130
Acanthite.
EH16J7: Acanthite
A perfect miniature with a fine sharp octahedral crystal whose faces and edges are very much defined as usual on the samples from the locality.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (09/2005)
Specimen size: 2 × 1.7 × 1.5 cm = 0.79” × 0.67” × 0.59”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
MN56K9: Acanthite
Well defined octahedron of Acanthite pseudomorph after Argentite, with two small Acanthite crystals in parallel growth.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (09/2005)
Specimen size: 2.3 × 2.1 × 1.5 cm = 0.91” × 0.83” × 0.59”

Main crystal size: 2 × 1.6 cm = 0.79” × 0.63”

Price: €155 / US$178 / ¥20300 / AUD$240
Acanthite.
MF6J7: Acanthite
A perfect miniature with some fine sharp octahedral crystals, one of them dominant, whose faces and edges are very much defined as usual on the samples from the locality.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (09/2005)
Specimen size: 2.9 × 2.2 × 1.7 cm = 1.14” × 0.87” × 0.67”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
MK56G5: Acanthite
A very aerial specimen, partially arborescent with crystals that are well developed. The luster of the crystals is more intense than usual.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (09/2005)
Specimen size: 3.4 × 1.8 × 0.9 cm = 1.34” × 0.71” × 0.35”

Main crystal size: 1.1 × 0.4 cm = 0.43” × 0.16”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
MP86J5: Acanthite
Good miniature. Group of two octahedral crystals, very well defined and of a considerable size for the species.
Imiter Mine, Jebel Saghro, Imiter District, Tinghir Province, Drâa-Tafilalet Region  Morocco (09/2005)
Specimen size: 2.4 × 2.2 × 1.7 cm = 0.94” × 0.87” × 0.67”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
FR76: Acanthite
Unusual form: first elongated crystals and then pseudocubic sharp crystals. As in many other cases in this collection, different from the usual.
La Sirena Mine, 590 level, Guanajuato, Municipio Guanajuato  Mexico
Specimen size: 4 × 3.2 × 2.7 cm = 1.57” × 1.26” × 1.06”

Main crystal size: 1.2 × 0.8 cm = 0.47” × 0.31”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite.
GQ16Q5: Acanthite
Very aerial group of distorted crystals but they have perfectly defined faces and edges. They have an excellent luster, a characteristic of the samples from this mine.
San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Municipio Guanajuato  Mexico (±1980)
Specimen size: 2.4 × 1.6 × 1 cm = 0.94” × 0.63” × 0.39”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite after Polybasite.
TV27AN1: Acanthite after Polybasite
Group of sharp platy Acanthite crystals with a clearly hexagonal outline (pseudomorph after Polybasite) with a satin luster, on matrix. We will ship the specimen in its original Perky box from the Robert J. Noble collection, which also contains the label, which shows that it was previously in the Melanson collection.
San Juan de Rayas Mine, Guanajuato, Municipio Guanajuato  Mexico
Specimen size: 2.8 × 2 × 1.3 cm = 1.10” × 0.79” × 0.51”

Main crystal size: 0.9 × 0.6 cm = 0.35” × 0.24”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite after Polybasite.
TY86AN2: Acanthite after Polybasite
Group of Acanthite pseudomorphs after large Polybasite crystals that have preserved the hexagonal morphology and the original skeletal growths
Fresnillo de González Echeverría (Fresnillo), Municipio Fresnillo, Zacatecas  Mexico
Specimen size: 5.1 × 4.5 × 2.7 cm = 2.01” × 1.77” × 1.06”

Price: €1600 / US$1843 / ¥209560 / AUD$2490
Acanthite after Pyrargyrite.
TM47AJ3: Acanthite after Pyrargyrite
Very aerial group of Acanthite crystals after Pyrargyrite, with short-prismatic shape and coated by a last phase of Acanthite microcrystals.
The sample is from the Thomas P. Moore collection whose label we will send to the buyer.
Guanajuato, Municipio Guanajuato  Mexico
Specimen size: 2.8 × 1.6 × 1.4 cm = 1.10” × 0.63” × 0.55”

Main crystal size: 0.5 × 0.5 cm = 0.20” × 0.20”

Price: [SOLD]
Acanthite on Calcite.
PT37AJ5: Acanthite on Calcite
Group of cubo-octahedral Acanthite crystals with very well defined faces and edges and on a Calcite matrix. Well crystallized and well-shaped Acanthite crystals are a rarity at the Balcoll mine, better known for its magnificent samples of native Silver.
Balcoll Mine, Falset, Comarca Priorat, Tarragona, Catalonia  Spain
Specimen size: 3.7 × 2.5 × 2.2 cm = 1.46” × 0.98” × 0.87”

Price: [SOLD]

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