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Bindheimite Galena & Spessartine

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Bindheimite Galena & Spessartine

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Description
Locality: 
Kintore Open Cut, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 4.5 × 3 cm
Description

Yellow powder of bindheimite with orange spessartine and black galena with other minerals that were not labeled with the specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bindheimite

Formula: 
Pb2Sb25+O7
Strunz: 
4.DH.20
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4 - 4.5
Colour: 
Yellow, yellow-brown

Galena

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

Spessartine

Formula: 
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sommer quarry, Wendelberg, Haibach, Aschaffenburg, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

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