Silver Wires on Acanthite from Porco, Agua de Castilla


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This native silver on acanthite is from Porco in Agua de Castilla, Antonio Quijarro Province, Potosi Department, Bolivia. This area encompasses hundreds of square kilometers that contain intrusions and deposits of over one hundred different mineral species. It is mined primarily for silver, zinc, tin, lead and associated ore minerals. . This piece consists of a mass of silver wires on a massive to crystalline acanthite matrix. This piece measures approximately 2 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 inches or 60 x 47 x 26 mm.

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