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Sphalerite with Rhodochrosite

#55513

Sphalerite with Rhodochrosite

#55513
Availability
Sold
Size
6.5 x 6 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
ZnS (RRUFF)
Locality
Pro Patria mine, Rico dist., Dolores Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
sulfide

A sharp looking combination specimen of greenish yellow Sphalerite and Rhodochrosite. The vein of Rhodochrosite is 7mm wide. This is an old-time specimen collected by Hampson in 1960. An excellent ore 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.

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