• Galena on Quartz
  • Galena on Quartz
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides

Galena on Quartz

$300.00   €285  £240.00 approx.  

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

ID: CC30733
A rare specimen of crystallised Galena on Quartz from Padstow Consols, an old mine by the coast, just over 2 km northwest of Padstow in Cornwall, England.  Surprisingly, given Cornwall’s rich and diverse mineralogy, specimens of crystallised Galena are a rare commodity.  A note accompanying this specimen, dated 27 July 2005, states it was collected from a rock on the beach adjacent to the mine.  Dull lead grey cubic crystals of Galena up to 2 cm on edge cover one end of a milky Quartz-Galena veinstone. Small stubby colourless Quartz crystals surround the Galena and in the base several square sections of embedded Galena are visible.

Details

Dimensions
10.0 × 7.1 × 3.9 cm
Categories
Quartz and Agate, Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Padstow Consols, Padstow, Cornwall, England, UK, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena, Quartz

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