Galena, Quartz

Specimen ID: WPC-EC9

Galena : PbS
Quartz : SiO2
As recorded:
Krushev dol deposit, Krushev dol mine, Madan ore field, Smolyan Province, Bulgaria
Mindat locality:
5.4cm x 5.2cm x 3.9cm

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Choice mirror-bright lustrous flattened twinned crystals of galena to 2.9 cm in size are nestled attractively amongst a 5.4 x 5.2 x 3.9 cm crystallized quartz matrix. No damage. The galenas are extremely bright and lustrous making them difficult to photograph. Ex Peter Gillis collection.
Dan Weinrich - 23rd June 2009
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