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Sphalerite with Galena

#AH51894

Sphalerite with Galena

#AH51894
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 6.5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
ZnS (RRUFF)
Locality
Wheatley mine, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, United States
Tagged
sulfide

A locality specimen acquired by Hampson in 1962. The sphalerite is massive and yellow and associated with Galena. 

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
Arnold G Hampson Collection

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