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Sphalerite with Realgar

#AH59691

Sphalerite with Realgar

#AH59691
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
ZnS (RRUFF)
Locality
Lengenbach quarry, Binn Valley, Wallis, Switzerland

Yellowish green euhedral crystal of Sphalerite to 3mm with a bright red crystal of Realgar and a waterclear Calcite crystal in a 2.5cm vug.

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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