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Sphalerite

#PD31765

Sphalerite

#PD31765
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 6 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
ZnS (RRUFF)
Locality
Pribram, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Tagged
sulfide

Not an impressive specimen online, but get it in hand and you will be impressed. This specimn is mostly of Galena matrix with a generation of lustrous, black or deep red crystals of Sphalerite to 4mm. Comes with old Frank Hess label.

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
Phillips Collection

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