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Bustamite With Galena

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Bustamite With Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5.7 × 3.4 cm
Description

A specimen that features a large flat crystal face of bustamite associated with galena and quartz.

 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bustamite

Formula: 
CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Galena

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