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Galena Var Strickblende

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Galena Var Strickblende

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Description
Locality: 
Fossey Mine, Astenet, Lontzen, Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
11.2 × 9 × 1 cm
Description

An excellent example of the famous knitted galena (gestrickter Bleiglanz or strickblende) in an yellow-brown coloured schalenblende matrix. A very rich, unusual large and unusual light coloured piece of this mineral from the Fossey Mine. Cut and polished on one side. A great classic piece.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Lead-grey
Streak: 
Lead-grey

Strickblende

Variety Of: 

Galena

Formula: 
PbS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Hardness: 
2.5
Hardness: 
0.0
Cartils Minerals

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