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Galena & Calcite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection

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Description
Locality: 
Julcani Mine, Angaraes Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 3.2 × 1.8 cm
Description

An amazing bladed galena with octahedral seondary growth on the crystal faces, The galena is mirror bright, sharp and well formed and there is an attactractive dusted of small white calcite scalahedrons over the centre galena crystal edges

This material was tested and shown to have an unusually high silver content

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

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White
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