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Galena & Sphalerite

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Galena & Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
Ramsbeck, Bestwig, Arnsberg, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 8.2 × 2.4 cm
Weight: 
284.00gr
Description

Very nice specimen with high lustrous dark sphalerite crystals together with cuboctahedrons of galena, ankerite and rock crystals on matrix. The backside ist sawed. The front isn't free of damage.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Galena

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

Sphalerite

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