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Galena Quartz Sphalerite & Siderite

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Galena Quartz Sphalerite & Siderite

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Description
Locality: 
Müsen, Hilchenbach, Siegerland, North Rhine - Westphalia, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.1 × 2.3 cm
Description

Another Siegerland classic from Müsen: a matrix of quartz and siderite hosts small siderite crystals, whiteish to clear quartz and some dark honey brown sphalerite crystals. The main mineral is galena as nicely developed crystals and a lustrous obviously cleaved relic of a crystal on the matrix.

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Sphalerite

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

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

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