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Galena with Fluorite

#PD37881

Galena with Fluorite

#PD37881
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbS (RRUFF)
Locality
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Tagged
sulfide

I have never seen a Galena crystal group is this one. I do not believe it is cleaved to make it look like this. I believe this to be natural. Perhaps Broken Hill collectors can shed light on this. A bit of almost colorless Fluorite at the base.

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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