• Galena
  • Galena
  • Galena


$250.00   €224  £200.00 approx.  

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ID: CC17312
Cloud Hill Quarry at Breedon on the Hill in Leicestershire has become a modern classic because of the excellent mineral specimens it has produced over recent years.  Galena is not that common and this small miniature is a typical example, formed from several intergrown crystals, all distorted from the cube to an orthorhombic-type habit.  The light grey Galena crystals have rough matt faces; a result of natural etching and probable micro-crystals of Cerussite on their surface, but coated in an oxidised layer.


3.3 × 3.2 × 2.8 cm
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Cloud Hill Quarry, Breedon on the Hill, Leicestershire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen