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Galena on Calcite from Middleshop Mine, Strontian, Argyllshire, Scotland

 
Galena on Calcite from Middleshop Mine, Strontian, Argyllshire, Scotland

Galena on Calcite from Middleshop Mine, Strontian, Argyllshire, Scotland

Galena on Calcite from Middleshop Mine, Strontian, Argyllshire, Scotland

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Galena on Calcite from Middleshop Mine, Strontian, Argyllshire, Scotland

DESCRIPTION:No. 58403
Mineral:Galena on Calcite
Locality:Middleshop Mine, Strontian, Argyllshire, Scotland
Description:Unusual distorted cubo-octahedral gray-metallic galena crystal on translucent white calcite. The galena crystal is shortened in one axis resulting an the elimination of the cubic faces on the sides (looks like a coffin). Ex. W. Keller #216; ex. P. Freeman (UK)
Overall Size:25x25x15 mm
Crystals:6.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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