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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

self collected late 1980s
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Description
Locality: 
Fossey Mine, Astenet, Lontzen, Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.7 × 1.9 cm
Description

Nice example specimen of schalenblende from the Fossey mine near Astenet featuring a nice banding of the sphalerite and some marcasite/pyrite and galena. Self collected in the late 1980s. Sample was only cut, not polished.

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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Best regards Roger

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