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Galena Sphalerite & Prase

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Galena Sphalerite & Prase

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Description
Locality: 
Deveti Septemvri Mine, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.7 × 6.6 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Description

An excellent, really aesthetic specimen with beautifully arranged galena crystal in different shapes - chamferred edges, twinning (?) and some hoppered; glossy black sphalerite and pale green prase crystal add to the unique appearance.

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

Sphalerite

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

Prase

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Hardness: 
0.0

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