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Schalenblende

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Schalenblende

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Description
Locality: 
Lontzen Mine, Lontzen, Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.2 × 7 × 1.9 cm
Description

Schalenblende with galena from the Lontzen Mine. A highly lustrous piece from a seldom seen locality. Collected on the dumps in the early 1970's. Cut and polished on two sides.

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
Cartils Minerals

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