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Hydrozincite Calcite & Sphalerite

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Hydrozincite Calcite & Sphalerite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Glendalough Mine, County Wicklow, Irish Republic (Eire)
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.8 × 7 × 3.5 cm
Weight: 
261.00gr
Description

An attractive fluorescent specimen which under short wave UV light displays blue/white hydrozincite and orange calcite. Non-fluorescing brown sphalerite crystals are also present on the specimen. UV image taken under the effect of a 9W Way Too Cool SW lamp.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hydrozincite

Formula: 
Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
5.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Sphalerite

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

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