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Galena On Dolomite

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Galena On Dolomite

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Description
Locality: 
Lincoln Quarry, Beamsville, Ontario, Canada
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

Small galenite crystal on fresh dolomite. This specimen is sawn from two sides.

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

Dolomite

Formula: 
CaMg(CO3)2
Strunz: 
5.AB.10
Crystal System: 
Trigonal - Rhombohedral
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
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