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Sphalerite & Greenockite

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Sphalerite & Greenockite

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Description
Locality: 
Becke-Oese Quarry, Menden, Iserlohn, Arnsberg, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 4 × 2.4 cm
Description

Gemmy brown sphalerite crystals on yellowish greenockite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

Greenockite

Formula: 
CdS
Strunz: 
2.CB.45
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Bishopton tunnel, Bishopton, Strathclyde (Renfrewshire), Scotland, UK
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