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Sphalerite On Calcite

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Sphalerite On Calcite

With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Zinkgruvan Mine, Askersund, Örebro County, Sweden
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 5 × 2 cm
Weight: 
140.00gr
Description

Really cool and rare piece from the Zinkgruvan mine with its old french label : from 1889. It says :
"Imprégnation de
blende secondaire
dans le kalkspath
Nygrufva
Suede"

Which can be translated to "Secondary sphalerite impregnated in calcite, Zinkgruvan, Sweden"
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

Calcite

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

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5.40
Europe
8.60
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$10.30

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