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Galena from
Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Galena
Formula:PbS
Comments:xls up to 5 cm.
Usually galena has 0,3 to 0,4 wt% Ag at Bottino; sometimes are observed cubanite and pyrargyrite inclusions.
Habit:cube-octahedral, rarely octahedral
Colour:grey
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:European Journal of Mineralogy, 12 (2)
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Boulangerite
Calcite
Chalcopyrite
Chlorite Group
Cubanite
Freibergite
Meneghinite
Pyrargyrite
Pyrrhotite
Quartz
Siderite
Sphalerite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Siderite15 photos of Galena associated with Siderite at this locality.
Sphalerite15 photos of Galena associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Quartz11 photos of Galena associated with Quartz at this locality.
Chalcopyrite5 photos of Galena associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Meneghinite3 photos of Galena associated with Meneghinite at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Galena associated with Calcite at this locality.
Boulangerite2 photos of Galena associated with Boulangerite at this locality.
Pyrrhotite2 photos of Galena associated with Pyrrhotite at this locality.
Dolomite1 photo of Galena associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Chlorite Group1 photo of Galena associated with Chlorite Group at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Galena data
Locality Data:Click here to view Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Photo GalleryView Gallery (24 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Galena
1.8km (1.1 miles) Monte Costa quarry, Seravezza quarrying basin, Seravezza, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
3.0km (1.9 miles) Buca della Vena Mine, Ponte Stazzemese, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
3.4km (2.1 miles) Monte Arsiccio Mine, Sant'Anna di Stazzema, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
3.5km (2.1 miles) Seravezza quarrying basin, Seravezza, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
4.0km (2.5 miles) Levigliani mine, Stazzema, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
4.1km (2.5 miles) Pitone quarry, Seravezza quarrying basin, Seravezza, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
4.7km (2.9 miles) Pollone Mine, Valdicastello Carducci, Pietrasanta, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
7.7km (4.8 miles) Madielle quarries, Madielle quarrying basin, Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
9.2km (5.7 miles) Cava del Ferro (Bùgie mines; Trimpello), Fornovolasco, Vergemoli, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
10.6km (6.6 miles) Frigido Mine, Massa, Massa-Carrara Province, Tuscany, Italy
 
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