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Quartz & Galena

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Quartz & Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Hannibal Mine, Heftrich, Idstein, Taunus, Hesse, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 6.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

A historic example of Galena showing modified cubes up to 2 cm on short-prismatic Quartz crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Quartz

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

Galena

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