Galena in Dolomite


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A 2cm distorted cubic galena rests in a nest of compactly spaced , almost lacey, tan dolomites. The mine operated from the mid 1770’s until the early 1900s. Comes with antique label. Ex Kenny Gay collection.

Locality: Smallcleugh Mine, Alston Moor, Cumbria, England

Composition: lead sulfide in calcium magnesium carbonate

Dimensions: 6.1 × 5 × 1.7 cm
Dimensions: 6.1 × 5 × 1.7 cm