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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

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Sphalerite Var Schalenblende

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Description
Locality: 
Rudolf Mine, Bad Bleiberg, Carinthia, Austria
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10 × 6.5 × 4.5 cm
Description

Rounded aggregates of sphalerite variety Schalenblende with clear calcite crystals on white baryte matrix.

A historic specimen from the famous austrian mining area.

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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