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Fluorite With Galena

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Fluorite With Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Pike Law, Newbiggin, Teesdale, County Durham, United Kingdom
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 3.5 × 2.5 cm
Description

Gemmy fluorite crystals on ironstone matrix. Two nicely twinned octahedral galena crystals are well positioned in the centre of the display face.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Galena

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