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Galena

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Description
Locality: 
Aizpea Mines, Zerain, Guipuzcoa, Basque Country, Spain
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 3.6 × 4.2 cm
Description

A specimen of dull cubo-octahedral galena crystals resting at the top of the matrix. The crystals show some degree of etching making an interesing galena specimen.

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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