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Calamine With Galena & Hydrozincite

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Calamine With Galena & Hydrozincite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Beuthen, Upper Silesia, Poland
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 6 × 4 cm
Weight: 
200.00gr
Description

White, crystalline-looking hydrozincite on dull galena crystals and yellow-brown calamine as matrix. 'Galmei' is the old german synonym of calamine. 'Zinkblüte' is a german synonym for hydrozincite.
Comes with nice antique label. An interesting polish oldie.
 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calamine

Synonym Of: 

Hemimorphite

Formula: 
Zn4Si2O7(OH)2·H2O
Strunz: 
9.BD.10
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0

Hydrozincite

Formula: 
Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
5.BA.15
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5

Galena

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

Hydrozincite

Formula: 
Zn5(CO3)2(OH)6
Strunz: 
5.BA.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

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