Galena (Var: Plumbeine), Pyromorphite
Thumbnail, 2.6 x 2.5 x 1.7 cm
Kautenbach Mine, Bernkastel-Kues, Hunsruck Mts, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
A CLASSIC, OLD-TIME and HIGHLY DESIRABLE German specimen of sharp, gunmetal-gray galena after pyromorphite barrels nicely set on matrix from the famed Kautenbach Mine. The large crystal is 9 mm. Certainly one of the most sought-after German mineral species. Ex. Carl Davis Collection.