Galena – Cubic Crystals from the Sweetwater Mine, Missouri


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These galena crystals are 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 is an excellent specimen consisting of a plate of galena crystals that have a cubic morphology silver-grey color and a sub-metallic luster color. Some of the crystals show minor modifications in the form of beveled corners and interpenetration twinning. This piece is a small cabinet that measures 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 inches or 57 x 45 x 25 mm.

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Weight10 oz

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