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Sphalerite Calcite & Pyrite

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Sphalerite Calcite & Pyrite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection

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Description
Locality: 
North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 2.8 × 1.7 cm
Description

A fine toenail specimen of black lusterous sphalerite crystals with white calcite rhombs and some minor pyrite and galena from NBHC Mines. Sphalerite is bright crystals is an odity from Broken Hill,

Acquired by seller from the Jack Leach Collection #739

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

Calcite

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

Pyrite

Formula: 
FeS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
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