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Galena from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

 
Galena from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

Galena from Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico

DESCRIPTION:No. 37523
Mineral:Galena
Locality:Naica District, Saucillo, Chihuahua, Mexico
Description:Bright metallic galena crystals covering light calcite matrix. The galena crystals are a combination of octahedral and cubic form. The surfaces have a microscopic overgrowth of a bronze-colored mineral (pyrrhotite?) giving a textured appearance. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #6932, acquired in 1986
Overall Size:9x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:4-9 mm
Status: For reference only
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