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a valuable silver ore consisting of silver sulfide (Ag2S)

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Rogers, failed to resolve this issue, the council obtained an injunction to prevent Coniagas from further flooding the north end of Argentite Street.
The Argentite gold property is located in the Silver Peak Mining District, about 50 miles southwest of Tonopah.
Native silver and argentite, thought to be secondary in origin, were found in the Pleistocene ice that filled open spaces in the veins.
The mineralization is epithermal in nature and consists principally of finely divided argentite, electrum, and pyrite (less than 1%) in a siliceous matrix.
Gold and silver mineralization occurs in quartz and sulfides as native gold, auriferous pyrite, argentite, argentiferous galena, and electrum.
Two deeper holes have also been completed along the inflection point of the deposit, which intersected narrow veining containing argentite, the dominant silver sulfide.
The dikes are strongly argillized and in places silicified, and contain between 1 and 4% pyrite and several percent of a grey metallic sulfide that may be argentite.
Mineralization consists of tetrahedrite, tennantite, argentite, and minor galena, sphalerite, chalcopyrite and pyrite associated with barite, calcite, and quartz in disseminated sulfide zones.
Mineralization consists of silica, opal, barite, pyrite, ruby silver, argentite, galena and sphalerite.
The structure is a breccia with up to 20% sulfides (pyrite, silver bearing galena, argentite and sphalerite).
Ore metal recoveries were good, presumably due to the coarse grain sizes of the contained argentite, native silver, silver-zinc sulfide minerals, and visible gold.
Future work will try to locate all previously reported mineralization on the High Grade and Mo 3 vein as well the showings on the former Silver Mask claim and extend the known strike length of the cross-cutting massive argentite found during stripping for the drill station.
The mineralization at Tejamen consists of galena, sphalerite, pyrite, minor chalcopyrite, tetrahedrite and argentite in a gangue of mainly quartz and clay minerals.
0 meters and contain the silver minerals proustite-pyrargyrite, argentite, as well as sphalerite, galena and pyrite.