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Amethyst & Galena

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RBR151978

Amethyst & Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Cavnic Mine, Maramureș County, Romania
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.5 × 7 × 5 cm
Description

An interesting specimen with light violet amethyst-cystals and galena on top. The Galena is sharp terminated with a good luster and a nice contrast to the Amethyst. The main crystals are undamaged, but not all.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Amethyst

Variety Of: 

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Hardness: 
7.0
Formula: 
SiO2
Hardness: 
0.0
Colour: 
Purple

Galena

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