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Acanthite, Magnet Mine, Tasmania

Acanthite is the stable form of Ag2S, a silver sulphide, at temperatures below 177°C. Many reports in the literature of argentite are actually acanthite after argentite. Acanthite crystals are somewhat rare in silver-lead deposits.

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Australian Capital Territory

Paddy's River mine

New South Wales

Bowdens deposit), Lue, Phillip Co.

Broken Hill mines

Broken Hill, ABH Consols mine

Broken Hill, Block 11 mine

Broken Hill, Junction mine, British Shear Zone, near Browne's Section, Level 12

Broken Hill, Proprietary mine

Broken Hill, South mine, 105 m level

Broken Hill, South mine, Browne's Shaft, 12 level, section 179K Possibly same location as Junction mine, as Broken Hill South had acquired the Junction mine in 1962, and South mine above

Lady Hampden Pit, Drake, Drake Co.

New Cobar Mine, Cobar, Cobar, Robinson Co.

Nymagee Copper Mine (Mouramba Copper Mine), Nymagee, Mouramba Co.

Silver King, Drake, Drake Co.

White Rock silver Mine), Emmaville (Vegetable Creek), Gough Co.

Wolumla goldfield, 1 km W of Wolumla, between Bega and Merimbula

Whites copper mine (Wallaroo Mine), White, Wards Mistake, Clarke Co.

New Zealand

Broken Hills Mine, Hikuai

Golden Cross Mine, Waihi

Great Barrier Island


Lake Rotokawa

Martha Mine, Waihi

McConnochie Creek, Reefton


Tui Mine


Commonwealth Mine, Mount Havilah, Biggenden Shire

Don Jon Mine, Mount Havilah, Biggenden Shire

Mt Isa mine

South Australia

New Ediacara Consolidated), Ediacaran Fossil Reserve, Beltana, Leigh Creek, North Flinders Ranges, Flinders Ranges

Iron Monarch mine

Miltalie Silver Mine (Miltalie Mine), Cowell, Eyre Peninsula

Olympic Dam Mine, Roxby Downs, Andamooka Ranges - Lake Torrens area

Talisker mine, 16 km S of Normanville


Hampshire Silver Mine, Hampshire district

Magnet mine area, 7 km W of Waratah

Oonah Mine, Zeehan, Zeehan district

Prince Lyell Mine, Mount Lyell Mines, Queenstown district

Rosebery Mine, Rosebery, Rosebery district

Wilson River Ultramafic body

Western Australia

Elizabeth Hill Silver mine), Karratha, Roebourne Shire

Trench Tungsten, Paynes Find, Yalgoo Shire