• Galena with Fluorite and Pyrite
  • Galena with Fluorite and Pyrite
  • Galena with Fluorite and Pyrite
Fluorite and Halides

Galena with Fluorite and Pyrite

$500.00   €451  £380.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC16976
Despite Millclose mine in South Darley, Derbyshire, England, once being a prolific producer, very few good specimens are seen today.  This specimen of excellent crystallised Galena (lead sulphide), is built from stacked cubic crystals of up to 2.6 x 2.3 x 1.7 cm with overgrowths of cubic Fluorite and bright, golden Pyrite.  The grey, translucent Fluorite crystals are typically about 5 mm on edge, colour zoned and full of sulphide inclusions; the Pyrite crystals are sub-mm with a bright metallic lustre.   A great example of crystallised Galena from this classic Derbyshire locality.


9.2 × 7.6 × 5.8 cm
Fluorite and Halides, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Millclose Mine, Wensley, Derbyshire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Fluorite, Galena, Pyrite

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