Galena, Sphalerite, Calcite

Specimen ID: WJ0-G2F

Mineral(s)
Galena : PbS
Calcite : CaCO3
Locality
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Group of complex crystals of Sphalerite. They are transparent, bright and with an excellent red color, being on matrix, partially coated by white lenticular crystals of Calcite and small cubo-octahedral crystals of Galena.Rucheng Mine, Chaojia, Rucheng County, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.Found in 2010Specimen size: 8.2 × 7.7 × 3.3 cm = 3.2” × 3.0” × 1.3”Main crystal size: 1.1 × 0.9 cm = 0.4” × 0.4”Calcite fluorescent long & short UV
Jordi Fabre - 19th October 2010

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Group of complex crystals of Sphalerite. They are transparent, bright and with an excellent red color, being on matrix, partially coated by white lenticular crystals of Calcite and small cubo-octahedral crystals of Galena.Rucheng Mine, Chaojia, Rucheng County, Chenzhou, Hunan, China.Found in 2010Specimen size: 8.2 × 7.7 × 3.3 cm = 3.2” × 3.0” × 1.3”Main crystal size: 1.1 × 0.9 cm = 0.4” × 0.4”Calcite fluorescent long & short UV
Jordi Fabre - 19th October 2010
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