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Galena : PbS, Quartz : SiO2

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Galena : PbS, Quartz : SiO2

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Dimensions: 9.3 cm x 6.2 cm x 4.8 cm

A classic actually really difficult to obtain. Crystals are formed by faces of cube and octahedron and they are preserved exceptionally bright on the matrix of small Quartz crystals.
The specimen is with an old label from an unspecified collection.
Alston Moor District, Cumbria, England
Specimen size: 9.3 x 6.2 x 4.8 cm
Main crystal size: 2.1 x 1.6 cm


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