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Galena (distorted crystals) on Quartz from Deveti Septemvri Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

 
Galena (distorted crystals) on Quartz from Deveti Septemvri Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Galena (distorted crystals) on Quartz from Deveti Septemvri Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

Galena (distorted crystals) on Quartz from Deveti Septemvri Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria

DESCRIPTION:No. 38506
Mineral:Galena (distorted crystals) on Quartz
Locality:Deveti Septemvri Mine, Madan District, Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
Description:Large metallic galena crystals up to 15 mm on colorless quartz crystals up to 10 mm and lustrous black sphalerite crystals to 5 mm. The galena crystals are rectangular shapes, the result of distorted cubic habit, and have octahedral corner faces.
Overall Size:9x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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