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Galena & Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

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Galena & Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

Ex Paul Hanses Collection (Germany)
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Segen Gottes Mine, Wiesloch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.5 × 6.5 × 6 cm
Description

From the 1953 closed lead-zinc mine Segen Gottes near Wiesloch: octahedral galena settles on banded sphalerite (Schalenblende). The schalenblende shows kind of stalactitic habit.

Typical and good example from this mine, increasingly harder to obtain nowadays.

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

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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