Galena on Matrix - Blanchard Mine, Hansonburg District, Socorro Co. NM
Width x Height x Depth: 70x55x45mm= 2.76x2.17x1.77in
Stand not included.
Galena is the primary ore mineral of lead, the typical specimen being over 85% lead. It is easily smelted and has been worked for its lead content for over 5000 years. The crystals have perfect cubic cleavage and are bright when first uncovered but often tarnish after being exposed to air.
Chemical composition: PbS; Hardness: 2.5
A grounding and centering stone, galena has a harmonious vibration that makes fertile ground for insights regarding one’s field of study as well as one’s karma in this life.
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