For sale is a supberb pyrargyrite crystal, from Peru. Pyrargyrite is the so-called “ruby silver” gem species, alluring to many collectors, its a member of the proustite group. This sharp terminated single crystal is a lusterous black with hints of red. The San Genaro Mine has produced some of the world’s finest pyrargyrites and this is an excellent miniature with good form. Crystallized completely all around and in great condition . From the collection of the noted collectors, Demetrious Phol, (California), and Paul Melville, (Darwin). Paul Melville purchased it in New York in 1988. Please remember our prices are in Australian dollars.
SAN GENARO MINE, HUANCAVELICA, PERU.
20 x 15 x 15mm.