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Schalenblende

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Schalenblende

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Description
Locality: 
Eschbroich Mine, Schmalgraf, Kelmis, Liège Province, Belgium
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.7 × 6.1 × 3.5 cm
Description

A very nice banded schalenblende with layers of sphalerite and sulfide. In the middle is a massive calcite. The specimen looks like a tree disc.

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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