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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

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Description
Locality: 
Wiesloch, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.6 × 4.3 × 2.2 cm
Description

German classic: example of the typical ore of Wiesloch, banded sphalerite aka Schalenblende. Note the canary yellowish hue on some of the bands which usually is caused by thin coatings of greenockite due to the Cadmium content of the Wiesloch Blende.

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

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