Template:Sphalerite

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Sphalerite
Chemical composition (Zn,Fe)S
Crystal system Cubic
Habit Tetrahedral or dodecahedral
Cleavage Perfect, dodecahedral
Fracture (edit me)
Hardness 3.5-4.0
Optic nature Isotropic
Refractive index 2.368 - 2.371
Specific gravity 3.95-4.10
Lustre Metallic to vitreous