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Galena Sphalerite & Pyrite Var Iridescent

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Galena Sphalerite & Pyrite Var Iridescent

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Description
Locality: 
Borieva Mine, Madan, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3 × 3 cm
Description

Cubic galena with skeletal features and cuboctahedral sphalerite crystals on one side in contrast with sparkling overcast of iridescent pyrite microcrystals on the other side. Outstanding display!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

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