2.2" Galena Crystal Cluster with Calcite - Peru

This is a beautiful cluster of galena crystals that is scattered with calcite crystals. It comes from the Huanzala Mine in Peru and the entire piece measures 2.2" wide.

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.

DETAILS
SPECIES
Galena & Calcite
LOCATION
Huanzala Mine, Bolognesi, Peru
SIZE
2.2" wide
CATEGORY
ITEM
#203858