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Sphalerite Galena Chalcopyrite Siderite Calcite & Quartz

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Sphalerite Galena Chalcopyrite Siderite Calcite & Quartz

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Description
Locality: 
Trepča, Mitrovica District, Kosovo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5.6 × 4 cm
Weight: 
220.00gr
Description

This is a fantastic combination specimen consisting of superb, highly lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 10 mm on a matrix of sphalerite and galena. The back of the specimen is completely covered in small tan crystals of siderite with a partial covering on the front of the specimen, contrasting nicely against the black sphalerite. The siderite is also scattered with tiny off-white discs of calcite to 1 mm. On the front of the display there are also a few clear prismatic quartz crystals to 3 mm with siderite and minor chalcopyrite.

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

Chalcopyrite

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

Siderite

Formula: 
FeCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Calcite

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

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USA & Rest Of The World - 23
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