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Bustamite In Galena

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Bustamite In Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Proprietary Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 3.8 × 2.3 cm
Description

A large crude doubly terminated crystal in galena, with a contact area with a second crystal. An old time crystal specimen from the 1920's at the Proprietary Mine.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bustamite

Formula: 
CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Galena

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

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