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2.1" Galena Octahedrals in Matrix - Morocco
This specimen contains lustrous galena octahedrals throughout a sulfide rich matrix. Small amounts of calcite can be seen mixed into the matrix as well.
Galena is a lead based mineral that is in fact the primary ore of lead, and has been used for its lead content for thousands of years. Galena typically displays a gray metallic luster and forms cubes or octahedral crystals. The chemical composition of galena is PbS.