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Sphalerite with Baryte

#RW48557

Sphalerite with Baryte

#RW48557
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 6.5 x 4 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
ZnS (RRUFF)
Locality
Blackstone mine, Shullsburg, Lafayette Co., Wisconsin, United States
Tagged
sulfide

One homely ugly specimen, this piece has a ball of white Baryte to 3cm on dull black Sphalerite. Historic mining district. Please don't drool on your keyboard over this one.

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
Robert J. Waidler Collection

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