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Galena from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

 
Galena from Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England

DESCRIPTION:No. 16035
Mineral:Galena
Locality:Alston Moor, West Cumberland Iron Mining District, Cumbria, England
Description:Heavy crystal cluster of metallic gary galena crystals with no matrix. Both cubic and octahedral faces are present, and the cubic faces show curvature due multiple crystals intersecting. Has old pen-and-ink label from Pennypacker. Ex. Charles Pennypacker (1845-1911)
Overall Size:7x6x3 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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