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Quartz With Sphalerite

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Quartz With Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
Second Sovietsky Mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorskiy Kray, Russian Federation
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 7 × 5.5 cm
Description

Orange-red quartz on dark, almost black sphalerite from the famous Dalnegorsk Mining District. All crystals are undamaged – some are broken earlier and show resolutions on the surfaces. A very striking specimen which draws attention in the showcase upon itself!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Sphalerite

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