• Galena
  • Galena
  • Galena


$450.00   €427  £360.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC19383
The Madan Ore Field in the Rhodope Mountains of Bulgaria has been worked since early Roman times and although a wide variety of mineral species are produced, it is perhaps best known for its seemingly endless habits of beautifully crystallised Galena (lead sulphide). This superb miniature is a bright silver metallic group of intergrown cubic, cuboctahedral and octahedral crystals with the crystal faces aligned by precise epitaxial growth. A beautiful, eye-catching and fascinating Bulgarian Galena; a specimen which perfectly illustrates epitaxial crystal growth. This stunning miniature comes with the previous collector’s card label.


5.0 × 4.6 × 2.8 cm
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Madan Ore Field, Rhodope Mts, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen

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