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Solid, has some weight to it, looks like it possibly has some purple amethyst on the opposite side, but mostly consists of this silver:

Can anyone identify it as silver?

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  • $\begingroup$ Not silver. Either muscovite (probable) or a sulfide mineral (less probable). $\endgroup$ – Gimelist Aug 7 '18 at 7:14
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you, when we were mining they told us we could find silver in the area. Mostly we got sowbelly with silver scattered. I had just not seen this until today, assuming one of my kids picked it up when we were there. $\endgroup$ – Lauren_mrtnz Aug 7 '18 at 13:43
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The silver colored mineral in your rock is most likely galena which can be found in the Creede Colorado area. Amethyst and galena can be found together in the Creede area.
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  • $\begingroup$ Sulfide it is. :) $\endgroup$ – Gimelist Aug 7 '18 at 22:26
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This appears to be a metamorphic rock - the silvery mineral may be muscovite with a phyllitic texture. The crystal looks like quartz but hard to tell from the photo if the color is grey or pink. If pinkish, it could be a corundum too.

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