Galena Crystal Stalactite from the Sweetwater Mine

$28.00

These twin stalactites are from the Sweetwater Mine in Ellington, Reynolds County, Viburnum Trend, Missouri, USA. They are composed of dozens of octahedral galena crystals with scattered dolomite crystals. The attachment end of the piece is healed and water channels are visible. The terminated end is covered with druse dolomite. This piece measures 1 5/8 x 1 x 3/4 inches or 41 x 25 x 19 mm.

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Description

This galena crystal stalactite is from the Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA. The trend covers an area of approximately 240 square miles. It consists of eight ore bodies that contain 23 different mineral species including galena. It is a sulfide containing the elements Pb, and S. This stalactite is composed of dozens of octahedral galena crystals with scattered dolomite crystals. The attachment end of the piece is healed and water channels are visible. The terminated end is covered with druse dolomite. This piece measures 1 5/8 x 1 x 3/4 inches or 41 x 25 x 19 mm.

Additional information

Weight 6 oz

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