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Smithsonite With Fluorite & Galena

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Smithsonite With Fluorite & Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Milldam Mine, Great Hucklow, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.8 × 1.8 cm
Description

A nice coverage of olive-brown rounded smithsonite clusters with galena. The reverse side shows some fluorite. An interesting little specimen from an infrequently offered British location.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

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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