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Strontianite Fluorite & Sphalerite

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Strontianite Fluorite & Sphalerite

Collected 2006
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Old Gang Mines, Reeth, Swaledale, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 4.5 × 1.8 cm
Description

A very rare locality specimen with a suite of minerals including white strontianite crystals, colourless to light golden cubic fluorite crystals with chalcopyrite crystal inclusions, dark brown sphalerite crystals with white hydrozincite 'spots' and finally thin white baryte crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Strontianite

Formula: 
SrCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.15
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Strontian, North West Highlands (Argyllshire), Scotland, UK

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Sphalerite

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

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