RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS

$70 $53

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RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS
RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS
RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS
RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS
RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS
RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS

RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS

$70 $53

RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS

A matrix of Galena with dark red transparent Rhodonite crystals throughout.  A classic mineral & location, an essential for any Aussie collection.  The specimen is mounted on perspex to go straight into your cabinet.

Dimensions:
5.7cm x 6.2cm x 2.7cm, 212g.

Location:
Broken Hill, NSW, Australia.

Galena: PbS.

Rhodonite: MnSiO3.

 

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RHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALSRHODONITE GALENA CRYSTALS

A matrix of Galena with dark red transparent Rhodonite crystals throughout.  A classic mineral & location, an essential for any Aussie collection.  The specimen is mounted on perspex to go straight into your cabinet.

Dimensions:
5.7cm x 6.2cm x 2.7cm, 212g.

Location:
Broken Hill, NSW, Australia.

Galena: PbS, Lead Sulfide.

Galena is the primary ore mineral of lead. Worked for its lead content as early as 3000 BC.  Named by Pliny the Elder in 77-79 from the Greek “galene” meaning lead ore.

Rhodonite: MnSiO3.

Named in 1819 by Christoph Friedrich Jasche from the Greek “rhodon” meaning “rose”, referring to its colour.

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Additional information

Weight 280 g
Dimensions 10 × 10 × 5 cm