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Sphalerite Quartz & Calcite

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Sphalerite Quartz & Calcite

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Description
Locality: 
Huaron Mines, Pasco Department, Peru
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.2 × 9 × 5.9 cm
Description

This is an excellent specimen with several elongated and water clear, sharp crystals of quartz. On that quartz crystals there are perched acicular, white calcite and some blocky, black crystals of sphalerite are on the base of the specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sphalerite

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

Quartz

Formula: 
SiO2
Strunz: 
4.DA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
7.0
Streak: 
White

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

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