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Galena

Sulfide mineral, octahedral subgroup

Galena, also called lead glance, is the natural mineral form of lead(II) sulfide of lead

Galena is one of the most abundant and widely distributed sulfide minerals crystal system forms. It is often associated with the minerals sphalerite , calcite.

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey
Silver

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2.5

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Cubic