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Sphalerite & Smithsonite

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Sphalerite & Smithsonite

Gem Crystal

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Description
Locality: 
Rosh Pinah Mine, Oranjemund, Karas Region, Namibia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
4 × 6 × 11.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Weight: 
320.00gr
Description

This is an outstanding specimen of stunning sphalerite and smithsonite crystals from Rosh Pinah Mine, Namibia....

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White
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