argentite


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argentite

[′är·jən‚tīt]
(mineralogy)
Ag2S A lustrous, lead-gray ore of silver; it is a monoclinic mineral and is dimorphous with acanthite. Also known as argyrite; silver glance; vitreous silver.
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In the summer of 1908, the town council and the Coniagas Mining Company argued over ownership of the north end of Argentite Street.
7 m) to the north of the main shaft, shows the presence of argentite, and has reported channel sample assay values of up to 2.
The Gloria and Abundancia veins consist of quartz veins, druzy quartz, and brecciated quartz in an altered, silicified volcanic unit with associated galena and argentite and occasional sphalerite.
0 meters in width, are exposed along a three-kilometer trend, and contain proustite, argentite, galena, sphalerite, arsenopyrite, and pyrite.
Further mapping in the underground workings has identified fine grained galena (lead sulphide) and sphalerite (zinc sulphide) along with the disseminated pyrite and argentite (silver sulphide) reported previously.
La Trini zone occurs within a gently northerly-dipping silicified rhyolite containing disseminated pyrite and argentite.
La Trini silver-gold mineralization outcrops within a gently northerly- dipping silicified rhyolite containing disseminated pyrite and argentite (silver sulphide).
La Trini outcrops within a gently northerly-dipping silicified rhyolite containing disseminated pyrite and argentite.
The silver mineralization consists of black sooty coatings of argentite, a silver sulfide on quartz veining.
Mineralization consists of disseminated pyrite and argentite in a wide stockwork zone which dips gently to the north within felsic volcanics.
The next 2-meter interval from 486 to 488 meters contains spectacular native gold and argentite that assays 536 grams per tonne gold (15.