• Galena var. Feather Galena
  • Galena var. Feather Galena
  • Galena var. Feather Galena
Rare Minerals

Galena var. Feather Galena

ID: CC20174
A fascinating and highly unusual specimen of Galena occurring in feathered - herring-bone dendritic arrays, similar to that often seen in crystallised native silver.  Individual dendrites are up to 2 cm long with smaller dendritic crystals branching at near to 90 degrees along the entire length.  The Galena is a matt, silvery-grey and forms a criss-crossing network throughout the glassy quartzite matrix.  This rare specimen is from Bad Bleiberg in Carinthia, Austria, where it was named “Feather Galena”.

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Dimensions
5.0 × 4.3 × 3.0 cm
Categories
Rare Minerals, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Bad Bleiberg, Bleiberg District, Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen, Carinthia, Austria

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena, Galena

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