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Rhodonite With Galena

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Rhodonite With Galena

Former collection Berthold Suhner (CH)
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7.5 × 4.7 × 3.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.60cm
Weight: 
192.00gr
Description

Choice miniature featuring some idiomorphic rounded dark red rhodonite crystals cropping out of fresh spatic metallic galena.
A must-have for most classic collectors, this specimen comes from the Swiss collection of Berthold Suhner, and it dates back to the 1970s.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rhodonite

Formula: 
MnSiO3
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kaiser Franz Mine (König Wilhelm Mine), Schävenholz (Schebenholz; Schäbenholz), Elbingerode, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Galena

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

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