Strickblende, Sphalerite (Var: Schalenblende)

Specimen ID: F6T-9P3

As recorded:
Schmalgraf Mine, Kelmis, Plombières-Vieille Montagne-Moresnet mining district, Liège, Wallonia, Belgium
Mindat locality:

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Typical specimen of Knitted Galena. This form of galena used to be known only from Schmalgraf. A rare specimen is also known from the Olkusz Mine in Poland ( other probably exist ) The description of'' Knitted Galena'' can be found in the book from Buttgenbach, Les minéraux de Belgique et du Congo Belge, edited in 1948. This specimen is not dump material and was collected before 1932. Collection and photo, Paul De Bondt
Paul De Bondt - 15th February 2008
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