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Sphalerite Var Cleiophane & Freibergite

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Sphalerite Var Cleiophane & Freibergite

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Description
Locality: 
Scharfenberg, Meissen, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12 × 7 × 3 cm
Description

A sliced and perfectly polished sample of a complete vein with selvages typical for the mineralization of the Scharfenberg district. In carbonatic matrix (rhodochrosite, ankerite) float coarse grained green yellow sphalerite crystals with fahlerz freibergite on the margins. Very hard to obtain meanwhile.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

Cleiophane

Variety Of: 

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Formula: 
ZnS
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Freibergite

Formula: 
Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-x
Strunz: 
2.GB.05
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Colour: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Reiche Zeche Mine, Himmelfahrt Mine, Freiberg, Freiberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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IBAN: DE49 870520004111076110

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