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Galena from Gill Mine, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

 
Galena from Gill Mine, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

DESCRIPTION:No. 18602
Mineral:Galena
Locality:Gill Mine, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Description:Large cubic crystal of metallic galena without matrix from the old lead mining district in northwest Illinois. Specimens from the mining district around Galena, Illinois are hard to find - much less common than Missouri or southern Illinois.
Overall Size:5x5x4 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: For reference only
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