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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende & Smithsonite

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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende & Smithsonite

ex B. Stürtz, Bonn (GER)
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Description
Locality: 
Lontzen Mine, Lontzen, Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 5.5 × 4 cm
Description

Interesting old timer from B. Stürtz: sphalerite var schalenblende is partly altered to calamine ie a mixture of mostly smithsonite and probably also hemimorphite with iron oxides. From a lesser known mine in the La Calamine district.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

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