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Galena - Wikipedia

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Galena, also called lead glance, is the natural mineral form of lead(II) sulfide. It is the most ... Galena deposits are found worldwide in various environments.

Galena - Rocks and Minerals 4U

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Galena has been mined for lead and silver since the time of the Romans. It is the mineral form of lead sulfide.

Galena - New World Encyclopedia

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Nov 24, 2013 ... Galena deposits are found in France, Romania, Austria, Belgium, Italy, ... Galena is also an important ore mineral in the silver mining regions of ...

Galena Mineral | Uses and Properties - Geology.com

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Galena is a lead sulfide mineral with a chemical composition of PbS. It is the world's primary ore of lead and is mined from a large number of deposits in many  ...

Galena: The mineral galena information and pictures - Minerals.net

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Galena is the most common mineral containing lead, and has been well-known .... Classic Galena specimens were found in the old zinc mines in Wurtsboro, ...

Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey » Galena

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Formula: PbS Isometric. Description: Galena is formed in a wide range of hydrothermal environments. It can be found with sphalerite and chalcopyrite in massive ...

galena | mineral | Britannica.com

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Nov 20, 2008 ... Galena is found in cavities and brecciated (fractured) zones in limestone and chert, as in the extensive Mississippi River valley deposits, where ...

Galena: Galena mineral information and data.

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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, ...

Lead (Galena) Facts - RockSandMinerals.com

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Lead (Pb) is one of the first metals to have been used by humans, dating back to about 6500 BC. Lead pipes have been discovered dating to the time of the ...

Galena: Galena mineral information and data. - Mindat

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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, ...