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Sphalerite & Galena On Calcite

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Sphalerite & Galena On Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
NBHC Mines, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 5.1 × 3.4 cm
Description

Fine black sphalerite crystals with sharp well defined faces are scattered amongst rounded galena crystals on a calcite matrix from the NBHC Mine

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

Galena

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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