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Schalenblende & Calcite

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Schalenblende & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Lontzen Mine, Lontzen, Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Schalenblende and calcite from the Lontzen Mine, one of the more uncommon localities.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Schalenblende

Mixture Of: 

Sphalerite

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

Wurtzite

Formula: 
(Zn,Fe)S
Strunz: 
2.CB.45
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Hardness: 
2.5

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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