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Pyrite & Galena

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Pyrite & Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Freiberg, Saxony, Germany
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

An interesting small miniature of stacked cubes of pyrite with minor galena and calcite from Freiberg mining district.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey
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