San Luis Shaft, Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico
Small Cabinet, 7.0 x 4.8 x 2.6 cm
Start Time: 03/05/2009 8:00:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 03/12/2009 8:00:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

A very rich and showy silver ore specimen from the famous San Luis Shaft at Fresnillo, Mexico and the Brent Lockhart Collection. Scintillating, metallic-gray pyrargyrite crystals with spots of gemmy, "ruby-silver" fire comprise nearly the entire piece, which is nicely accented with golden chalcopyrite crystals. A RICH bonus on the back are the lustrous, pastel-pink, manganoan calcite scalenohedrons and nailhead crystals. Excellent, very rich and highly representative crystals and ore of the species and famous locale. valued $900

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