chlorargyrite


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chlorargyrite

[klȯr′ar·jə‚rīt]
(mineralogy)
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1 -mm) scaly bismutite and bismoclite crystals occur as an early constituent in some vugs with chlorargyrite, arsentsumebite and wulfenite, at the Reward mine.
Probably the very richest outcroppings or near-surface deposits worked by the Spaniards consisted of highly oxidized, brownish or reddish gossans (such as the "dark red" ledges of Potosi) suf fused with chlorargyrite.
Silver mineralization within the vein shows strong secondary enrichment; ore minerals grade from chlorargyrite and silver at the top of the vein to pyrargyrite at depth.
3] ** (2) Halides Bromargyrite AgBr ** (6) MNP Chlorargyrite AgCl ** (3) Halite NaCl * Oxides, Hydroxides Anatase Ti[O.
Small, pale greenish to pale yellowish cuboctahedral crystals of chlorargyrite under 2 mm have sometimes been found in the Dolores prospect, perched on druses of microcrystals of arseniosiderite, jarosite, conichalcite and pharmacosiderite.
There was also a small but relatively important oxidation zone at the Silver Bow mine, and chlorargyrite was unusually abundant in the ores for a time.
Chlorargyrite is relatively rare, found in the limonite and siliceous limonite typically associated with the less common bromargyrite.
Of special interest were two cases of "rarities" from Colorado; it is indeed rare, and of course educational, to see fine Colorado specimens of, for example, allanite, bismuthinite, chrysoberyl, chlorargyrite, and phosgenite.
Other associations include calcite, galena, anglesite, cerussite, sulfur, chlorargyrite, smithsonite and willemite.
Jordi says that microcrystalline chlorargyrite is interspersed also, helping, we hope, to hold these lacy little structures together.
Production continued through 1572, yielding native silver and chlorargyrite ore containing 25% silver.
The complex assemblage, currently under study at the Joanneum, includes pearceite, tiny green spherules of chlorargyrite, and tetrahedrite-tennantite.