David K. Joyce

Proustite, Acanthite

5.5x4.2x3.5 cm
Imiter Mine
Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate

Proustite, AcanthiteProustite, Acanthite

Item number: 17980

This specimen has a concave area on one side that is lined with deep red, prismatic proustite crystals. The crystals are the classic "ruby silver" that surprises us! How can several opaque metals combine chemically and naturally to produce such a gemmy, red substance?! Very nice!