bromyrite

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bromyrite

[′brō·mə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
AgBr A secondary ore of silver that occurs in the oxidized zone of silver deposits; exists in crusts and coatings resembling a wax.
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The cerussite crystals have a thin coating of white, micro-drusy quartz which gives them a frosted appearance; they are usually associated with plattnerite and bromargyrite.
Beudantite, a secondary lead mineral new to the district, was found with the bromargyrite discovered in brochantite-rich rocks at Ambed 2 (see entry below).
Together with these species, bromargyrite occurs as brightly lustrous yellow-orange interstitial fillings which analyses have shown to be poor in CI and I.
Although most of the workings from this era have long since vanished, it is clear from the smelting records that the silver was produced exclusively from orebodies of colorados, a reddish to yellowish iron-rich oxide ore containing metallic sulfides, native silver and bromargyrite (Halse, 1926).
Chlorargyrite is relatively rare, found in the limonite and siliceous limonite typically associated with the less common bromargyrite. Freshly exposed chlorargyrite is lustrous, transparent, yellowish green and rarely pale magenta in color.