• Galena on Calcite
  • Galena on Calcite
  • Galena on Calcite
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Galena on Calcite

£450   €510  $587 approx.  

This specimen is priced in pounds sterling, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC3465

Very characteristic specimen of Galena crystals on Calcite from the Snailbeach Mine, Shropshire. Crystals of Galena measuring to 2cm display offset habit with a bright metallic grey colour and a tint of brown patina. The crystals of Galena have formed on a translucent white-pink tinted rhomb of Calcite, with a late deposition of colourless gemmy Quartz crystals.

Details

Dimensions
5.5 × 4.7 × 4.0 cm
Categories
Locality
Snailbeach Mine, Snailbeach, Shropshire, England, Europe

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Galena

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