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Sphalerite with Pyrite

#PD32014

Sphalerite with Pyrite

#PD32014
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 11.5 x 5 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
ZnS (RRUFF)
Locality
Eagle mine, Gilman, Eagle Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
sulfide

Impressive plate of lustrous, dark colored Sphalerite with crystals from 5mm to over 1cm with a thin crust of golden drusy Pyrite and a few Chalcopyrite crystals.

Sphalerite

Formula
ZnS 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Granular, Colloform 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Resinous - Greasy 
Color
brown, yellow, red, green, black 
Streak
brownish white 
Class
Isometric - Hextetrahedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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