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Galena Proustite & Quartz

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Galena Proustite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Johanngeorgenstadt, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9.5 × 6 × 4 cm
Description

Interesting ore sample from Johanngeorgenstadt: a microcrystalline quartz matrix (Hornstein) hosts galena and proustite, which are concentrated in bands/layers of the vein. With nice old label stating that the specimen comes from the Eleonora Erbstollen, Kurz Glück Spat vein. 19th century specimen, from an old german collection. 

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

Proustite

Formula: 
Ag3AsS3
Strunz: 
2.GA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5

Quartz

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

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Best regards Roger

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