chlorargyrite


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chlorargyrite

(klɔːˈrɑːdʒɪˌraɪt)
n
(Minerals) a mineral, the naturally occurring form of silver chloride, formed in the oxidation process of silver
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This pattern of silver hosted in Chlorargyrite and silver sulfides/sulfo salts is observed at Pan American's Alamo Dorado mine some 190 km to the south.
Moreover, petrographic work has led to the recognition that the silver mineralization is hosted in a silver chlorargyrite, a mineral that is amenable to low-cost heap leach mining, as well as a host mineral to other noted discoveries in Mexico.