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Galena with Pyrargyrite

#PD31777

Galena with Pyrargyrite

#PD31777
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 5.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbS (RRUFF)
Locality
Pribram, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Tagged
sulfide

Sulfide specimen with 1cm, slightly rounded Galena crystals associated with 1 to 2mm Pyrargyite crystals tucked in the crevices between the Galena crystals. The backside is covered by a thin coating of Pyrargyrite. Several other minerals are associated including Calcite, uartz and Chalcopyrite. There may be Acanthite too, as the original tag indicated. I did not see any.

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
Phillips Collection
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