Galena With Sphalerite
Second Soviet Mine, Dalnegorsk, Russia
Cabinet, 11.2 x 8.4 x 3.5 cm
Ex. Dr. Ed David
Splendent, battleship gray, flattened, spinel twin, intergrown, crystals of galena on matrix, reach 4.0 cm across. these are augmented by a swath of black, splendent, sphalerite crystals, to 1.0 cm across. I must say that this plate of flattened galena crystals is truly amazing!