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Mineral Specimen #4797    Galena, Chlacopyrite, Sphalerite

Galena, Picher Field, Tri-State District, Cherokee Co., Kansas

7.3 x 5.4 x 5 cm


Ex. A. Neely, 1960s

A classic example of Galena from Galena, Kansas exhibitng large cubic crystals covered with modified, beveled subcrystals on the surface. The specimen has a high metallic luster. Many of the surfaces are partially covered with golden colored micro crystals of Chalcopyrite. There are also a few Rubyjack Sphalerite crystals on the bottom of the specimen, but these are heavily damaged.

Condition: Good

Flaws: There is are a few small areas showing cleaved surfaces.

This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From the United States | Sulfides and Sulfosalts | Minerals Priced Between 100 and 199 Dollars