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Galena & Schalenblende

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Galena & Schalenblende

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Description
Locality: 
Lontzen Mine, Lontzen, Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 6 × 1.8 cm
Description

Specimens from the Lontzen Mine are very hard to find nowadays and this one is a very good example for this locality with highly lustrous galena and schalenblende.
Collected on the nowadays totally gone dumps in the early 1970's.
Cut and polished on one side.

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

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
Cartils Minerals

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