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Sphalerite with Galena

#50971

Sphalerite with Galena

#50971
Availability
Sold
Size
8.5 x 5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
ZnS (RRUFF)
Locality
Emperius mine, Creede, Mineral Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
sulfide

A most interesting specimen with excellent crystals of both green and yellow Sphalerite crystals to 3mm. Galena as well as Pyrite are also present.

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.

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