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Galena with Cryolite and Siderite

#32090

Galena with Cryolite and Siderite

#32090
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
PbS (RRUFF)
Locality
Ivigtut Cryolite deposit, Ivigtut, Arsuk Fjord, Sermersooq, Greenland
Tagged
sulfide

A 1.7cm wide Galena cleavage exposed from Cryolite matrix (white) with brown Siderite. Minor Sphalerite and maybe Chalcopyrite.

Galena

Formula
PbS 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Massive - Granular, Massive 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
light lead gray, dark lead gray 
Streak
grayish black 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Jungles Collection
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