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Freibergite With Galena Siderite & Rhodochrosite

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Freibergite With Galena Siderite & Rhodochrosite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Hrob, Kosťany, Teplice, Ústí nad Labem Region, Czech Republic
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5 × 7 × 4 cm
Description

Ore specimen with different layers containing freibergite (old german synonym 'Weißgültigerz') in galena, siderite (german synonym 'Braunspath') and rhodochrosite (german synonym 'Manganspath'). Comes with two nice old labels dated 19th century. The second label means 'aus dem neu erschlossenen Silberbergwerk - Klostergrab' (from the new opened silber mine - Klostergrab). A nice czech 'Erzgebirge' classic, silver mining in todays Hrob (Klostergrab) area since the start of the 14th century. Weight: 290 grams

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Galena

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

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Rhodochrosite

Formula: 
MnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbánya), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania

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