dyscrasite


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dyscrasite

(ˈdɪskrəˌsaɪt)
n
an alloy of antimony and silver
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As late as our special issue on Bou Azzer (September-October 2007), dyscrasite had not been known to occur there; however, earlier this year, members of the Spirifer group of Warsaw, Poland brought back a few specimens of the silver antimonide which had just been found in the Bouismas mine, in the district's center (see my August 3 online report).
The busy Barcelonan has scored about 30 miniatures of the new dyscrasite from the Bouismas mine, Bou Azzer district, Morocco, which I mentioned in the last Denver report and in my August 3 online installment.
They're all here, in multiple samples ranging in quality from "study grade" to absolutely superb: Freiberg acanthite and stephanite, Schneeberg proustite and erythrite and roselite and uranium-bearing species, Andreasberg pyrargyrite and dyscrasite and fluorite and pink apophyllite, Siegerland malachite and anglesite and millerite and galena, Schwarzwald fluorite and barite and silver, Obermoschel cinnabar and moschellandsbergite, Ems pyromorphite and cerussite, Johanngeorgenstadt mimetite, Ohrenstock hausmannite, Fichtelgebirge topaz and microcline and herderite, Ehrenfriedersdorf cassiterite and fluorapatite, Ilfeld manganite, Ronneburg whewellite, Hagendorf phosphates .