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Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Ballard Mine, Baxter Springs, Picher Field, Cherokee County, Kansas, United States of America
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.8 × 5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.80cm
Description

This is a very good and lustrous old time galenite specimen collected 1977.

Sharp and large galenite crystals with deep red-brown sphalerite crystals on minor matrix.

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
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