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Garnet On Galena

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Garnet On Galena

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Description
Locality: 
North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3.2 × 2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.80cm
Description

A group of deep red spessertine garnet in galena from Broken Hill.  The garnet is translucent with good lustre and the galena shows sharp crystalization.

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
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