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Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
Burtree Pasture Mine, Cowshill, Weardale, County Durham, United Kingdom
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
9 × 6.2 × 3.4 cm
Description

Dark brown, multifaced crystals of sphalerite richly covering a with glistening dolomite coated matrix. They are highly lustrous, sharp edged and well developed.  I can´t see clear visible damage on the display side. A rich old-timed specimen from the well known Burtee Pasture Mine in very good shape.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

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