Natural Silver Lead Galena Cobbed Selected Pieces x 6 From Fish River, Namibia

R 452.00 ZAR
  • Natural Silver Lead Galena Cobbed Selected Pieces x 6 From Fish River, Namibia

Natural Silver Lead Galena Cobbed Selected Pieces x 6 From Fish River, Namibia

R 452.00 ZAR

PRODUCT INFORMATION


General Description

Galena is the primary ore mineral of Lead. Worked for its Lead content as early as 3000 BC, it is found in ore veins with Sphalerite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Tennantite-Tetrahedrite, etc. and in skarns, as well as in sedimentary rocks where it may replace Carbonate beds or be deposited in pore spaces. The crystals are bright silver at the cubic cleavage fissures and display nice metallic lustre (They are also very heavy, being Lead). Not commonly available from the region. Price is grade dependent. Item/s are as shown.


Product Data

Locality = Fish River, Namibia
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 50 - 66 mm | 2 - 2.6 inch
Net Weight = 2.3 Kg | 5 Lbs
Product Type = Small Batch

SKU = A71745GAL

Currently 1 in stock.

Please Note: The product title specifies the exact number of pieces included for the listed product price e.g. x 12, x 1, x 35 etc. The vast majority of our products are individually graded batches or single pieces which are priced accordingly. Therefore, if we state “Currently 1 in stock” this means we have 1 batch and/or 1 piece available as per the number of pieces indicated in the product title.

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PRODUCT INFORMATION


General Description

Galena is the primary ore mineral of Lead. Worked for its Lead content as early as 3000 BC, it is found in ore veins with Sphalerite, Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Tennantite-Tetrahedrite, etc. and in skarns, as well as in sedimentary rocks where it may replace Carbonate beds or be deposited in pore spaces. The crystals are bright silver at the cubic cleavage fissures and display nice metallic lustre (They are also very heavy, being Lead). Not commonly available from the region. Price is grade dependent. Item/s are as shown.


Product Data

Locality = Fish River, Namibia
Grade = Very Good to A Grade
Size = 50 - 66 mm | 2 - 2.6 inch
Net Weight = 2.3 Kg | 5 Lbs
Product Type = Small Batch