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Sphalerite

#PD32179

Sphalerite

#PD32179
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 5.5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
ZnS (RRUFF)
Locality
Green Co., Illinois, United States
Tagged
sulfide

Absolutely perfectly formed modified tabular Sphalerite crystals with beveled edges in a cluster to 1.5cm set nicely on Limestone matrix with water clear Calcite rhombs. Very skillfully extracted, as there is no damage.  The color is very dark red-brown that appears black, even under my intense photo lights. Superb specimen!

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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