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Calcite Baryte Fluorite & Sphalerite

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Calcite Baryte Fluorite & Sphalerite

ex Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hofmeister (GER)
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Description
Locality: 
Reiche Zeche, Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.5 × 6.5 × 4.8 cm
Description

Nice example from Freiberg: a sulfide matrix with sphalerite, galena, chalcopyrite and pyrite hosts tan beige barite. On top whiteish translucent to transparent calcite crystals. Very nice fluorescence, the calcite is pinkish and some fluorite blue under LW UV.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

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

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White

Fluorite

Formula: 
CaF2
Strunz: 
3.AB.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Sphalerite

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

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