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Calcite & Sphalerite

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Calcite & Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
Stan Terg Mine, Trepča, Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 7.2 × 4.3 cm
Description

Highly lustrous, snowy white calcite crystals with uncountable, sharp terminated micro-steps fromed a sculptural, very aesthetic assemble. The crystals are resting on sphalerite - you can see a little bit of it at the side, backside completly consists of sphalerite. In excellent condition damage-wise - much more tri-dimensional, much more aesthetic in person - really excellent material for this well known locality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

Sphalerite

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