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Schalenblende

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Description
Locality: 
Schmalgraf Mine, Kelmis, Liège Province, Belgium
Size Range: 
Museum (18cm plus)
Size: 
19.5 × 8.6 × 6.2 cm
Description

The first schalenblende in this size, we can offer. The specimen looks like a sandwich. And it was found in the dump of the mine. The specimen is built up by layers of sphalerite. In the middle is a vug with galena octahedrons.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Schalenblende

Mixture Of: 

Sphalerite

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

Wurtzite

Formula: 
(Zn,Fe)S
Strunz: 
2.CB.45
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Hardness: 
2.5
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