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III - Halogenides
Crystal habit of Chlorargyrite

Name   Chlorargyrite
(Cerargyrite, Horn Silver)
Chemistry   AgCl
Hardness   1 - 1.5
Lustre   adamantine - resinous
Colour   grey, green, white, colourless
Streak   white 
Density [g/cm3]   5.6
Crystal habit   isometric, columnar crystals
Cleavage, Fracture    
other characteristics and occurrences   in oxidation zones of silver deposits, often in those of native silver (Ag) and cerussite (PbCO3)

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