• Galena on Fluorite
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Galena on Fluorite

$350.00   €293  £260.00 approx.  

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ID: CC13031
This interesting specimen of sharp cubic Galena crystals richly covering a bed of colourless Fluorite crystals is known to be from the county of Derbyshire in central England, but its specific locality is unknown.  The Galena cubes range between 2 and 8 mm on edge and are often slightly elongated.  The transparent and colourless Fluorite cubic crystals adopt a light grey to milky colour due to the underlying matrix and are typical for many locations in Derbyshire, especially in the Ashover-Matlock area.  Galena is rarely found well crystallised in Derbyshire, so these beautifully developed and slightly etched crystals are an interesting addition to any suit of Derbyshire material.  

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 7.7 × 1.7 cm
Categories
Fluorite and Halides, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Derbyshire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Galena

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