Dragon Minerals - Update November 15, 2018

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21470: Galena and Sphalerite
Madan Ore Field, Rhodope Mountains, Smolyan Oblast, Bulgaria
Miniature - 5.7 x 3.7 x 2.1 cm (2.2 x 1.5 x 0.8 inches)
Weight - 55 grams (0.12 pounds)
Specimen status: Sold

The galena crystals on this specimen are almost all simple cubes, which reach about 8 mm. These are accented by scattered, smaller but sparkly, black sphalerites. Minor quartz also noted. Sits well for display on a naturally flat base. Minor, scattered chips and cleaves do not distract.

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