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Galenite skeleton crystals, Tsumeb/Namibia
  foto:Monika Günther
Galenite 
PbS    cubic - hex'octahedral, m-3m
Cubic skeleton crystals, preferential crystal growth on the cube edges.
Tsumeb, Otavi mountain area, Namibia.
Cubes up to 1.5 cm. Inv.No. 57/1761.

 

crystal drawing Galenite skeleton crystal
 

last version: 2002-06-17