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Manganoan Calcite Galena & Sphalerite

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Manganoan Calcite Galena & Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
Herja Mine, Chiuzbaia, Baia Mare, Maramureș County, Romania
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13 × 12 × 6 cm
Description

Pale pink calcite scalenohedrons with lustrous grey metallic rounded galena crystals and minor chalcopyrite crystals on a dark sphalerite matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Manganoan Calcite

Variety Of: 

Calcite

Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
3.0
Formula: 
(Ca,Mn)CO3
Hardness: 
0.0

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey

Sphalerite

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