Nicely polished slices of Schalenblende from Poland
Mix of Sphalerite and Wurtzite
Schalenblende is a mixture of the minerals: Sphalerite and Wurtzite. Sphalerite is also known as zinc blende. Wurtzite is a zinc-iron sulfide. Both minerals are popular in mining for ore winning. This is how Schalenblende was discovered.
Beauty on the inside
When found the beauty of this rock remains hidden, from the outside the stone has an ordinary look. Only when it is cut and polished the beautiful layered structure with all its colors is shown. The colors range from dark brown to yellow with shiny metal accents.
Working of Schalenblende
Schalenblende is seen as a stone that helps with major changes in life. Adaptability to new situations is encouraged. The stone also helps with sleeplessness and has a positive influence on the concentration.