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Sphalerite with Pyrite

#AH52790

Sphalerite with Pyrite

#AH52790
Availability
Sold
Size
1.5 x 2 x 1.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
ZnS (RRUFF)
Locality
Camp Bird mine, Ouray Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
sulfide

Sweet thumbnail with nice striated Pyrite crystals to 6mm. If you look close at the edges (corners) of the Pyrite crystal, they look scratched and worn. This is not the case, these edges have natural opposing ridges like a saw blade. The Sphalerite is nice also.

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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