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Spessartine In Chalcopyrite & Galena

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Spessartine In Chalcopyrite & Galena

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Description
Locality: 
NBHC Mines, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 1.2 × 1.1 cm
Description

 A single deep red spessartine crystals in a sulphide matrix collected from the North Broken Hill Consolidated Mine

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spessartine

Formula: 
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sommer quarry, Wendelberg, Haibach, Aschaffenburg, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Chalcopyrite

Formula: 
CuFeS2
Strunz: 
2.CB.10a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Galena

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