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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

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Description
Locality: 
Cimetière Quarry, Seilles, Andenne, Namur District, Belgium
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 4 × 2 cm
Description

Sphalerite nicely banded as schalenblende.

The top of the specimen, with some galenite crystals,  is totally covered by countless sparkling sphalerite crystals.

Found in 2007 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

Schalenblende

Mixture Of: 

Sphalerite

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

Wurtzite

Formula: 
(Zn,Fe)S
Strunz: 
2.CB.45
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0

Galena

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

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