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Raw Galena, Mineral Specimen - Approx. 1" - Geologist Selected & Hand Processed - Great for Science Classrooms - Eisco Labs

SKU ESNG0015
  • GALENA | Galena grows in beautiful metallic cubes. Often refined as lead ore, galena can also be used to teach students about a mineral's luster, streak, and cleavage. Because of the lead in the chemical formula, it is much denser than other minerals, which makes it seem unnaturally heavy for its size
  • GREAT FOR GEOLOGY CLASSROOMS | Ideal for identification & classification exercises. Galena's reflective cubic crystals are an excellent example of metallic luster
  • GEOLOGIST SELECTED | Each specimen is selected and hand processed by an actual geologist, ensuring each sample exhibits defining features
  • LOCALLY PROCESSED | Our rock and mineral samples are sourced from a variety of locations around the world and are processed in Victor, NY
  • INDIVIDUALLY PACKAGED & LABELED | Each specimen sample is packaged in a transparent bag, and is labeled & barcoded for easy identification

Raw Galena Specimen
Single Sample, 1"

Galena grows in beautiful metallic cubes. Often refined as lead ore, galena can also be used to teach students about a mineral's luster, streak, and cleavage. Because of the lead in the chemical formula, it is much denser than other minerals, which makes it seem unnaturally heavy for its size. Ideal for teaching students about rounding and sorting, as well as for identification & classification exercises. Galena's reflective cubic crystals are an excellent example of metallic luster.
While each specimen will vary slightly in shape, size and color, it will measure approximately 1" in length. Each is individually packaged, labeled & barcoded for easy identification and storage.

Selected & Processed by a Geologist.
Each and every specimen is selected and hand processed by an actual geologist, ensuring that each sample exhibits defining features. Minerals and minerals are sourced from a variety of locations around the world and are processed by hand in Victor, NY.
Technical Support
Always feel free to reach out to our team of scientists and geologists for additional information, or to assist you with any questions regarding our rock and mineral samples.

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