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Smithsonite Sphalerite & Baryte

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Smithsonite Sphalerite & Baryte

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Description
Locality: 
Cartagena, Murcia, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 4 × 2 cm
Weight: 
74.00gr
Description

Very nice globular spheres of rose smithsonite covering small withe barite and black sphalerite crystals over galena matrix.

This piece is comming from an old collection, possibly from the last 70 or early 80, and has not label, I only know that it come from Cartagena mines.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Smithsonite

Formula: 
ZnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 4.5
Streak: 
White

Sphalerite

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

Baryte

Formula: 
BaSO4
Strunz: 
7.AD.35
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Streak: 
White
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