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Sphalerite Quartz & Calcite

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Sphalerite Quartz & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Cerro De Pasco, Pasco Department, Peru
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
4.4 × 7 × 5.2 cm
Description

A cluster of dark green sphalerite cystals with minor quartz, calcite and pyrite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Calcite

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