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Schalenblende Var Strickblende

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Schalenblende Var Strickblende

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Description
Locality: 
Lontzen Mine, Lontzen, Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 6.5 × 2.8 cm
Description

A very nice cut and polished slab of schalenblende with galena - here in the form of 'strickbleierz' ('knitted galena') - with sphalerite and little wurtzite . Very rare and uncommon. The pale part in the upper left of the full view picture is a reflection.

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

Strickblende

Variety Of: 

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Hardness: 
2.5
Hardness: 
0.0

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