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Sphalerite & Galena Var Strickblende

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Sphalerite & Galena Var Strickblende

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Description
Locality: 
Silbereckle Mine, Reichenbach, Lahr, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 3 × 1.5 cm
Description

A cut and polished specimen of brown sphaletrite with grey metallic galena included forming a "Strickblende" ( kitted galena ).

Old time specimen from a seldom offerd locality.

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

Strickblende

Variety Of: 

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Hardness: 
2.5
Hardness: 
0.0

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