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Galena On Schalenblende

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Galena On Schalenblende

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Description
Locality: 
Erlenbach Mine, Lontzen, Kelmis, Liège Province, Belgium
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 5.7 × 1.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.50cm
Description

Another European Classic, featuring elongated octahedral crystals of galena on a matrix of multi-layered schalenblende matrix.

Found at the Erlenbach dump in 1988 by André Heyninck.

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

Schalenblende

Mixture Of: 

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Wurtzite

Formula: 
(Zn,Fe)S
Strunz: 
2.CB.45
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Hardness: 
2.5

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