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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2016 02:36    Post subject: Favourite Galenas?  

What are your favourite localities for GALENA? My favourites are:

- Neudorf, Harzgerode mining district, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
- Pfannenberger Einigkeit Mine, Salchendorf, Neunkirchen, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
- Dal'negorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
- Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds Co., Missouri, USA
- Picher Field, Tri-State District, Ottawa Co., Oklahoma, USA



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 Mineral: Galena, siderite
 Locality:
Neudorf, Harzgerode mining district, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt/Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
 Dimensions: Specimen size 25 cm
 Description:
Collection Terra Mineralia, Freiberg (my photo)
 Viewed:  1733 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Galena, chalcopyrite
 Locality:
Pfannenberger Einigkeit Mine, Salchendorf, Neunkirchen, Westerwaldkreis, Siegerland, North Rhine-Westphalia/Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
 Dimensions: Specimen size 10 cm
 Description:
My collection
 Viewed:  1736 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Galena, calcite, sphalerite, quartz
 Locality:
Dalnegorsk, Kavalerovo Mining District, Primorskiy Kray, Far-Eastern Region, Russia
 Dimensions: Specimen size 18 cm
 Description:
Collection Terra Mineralia, Freiberg (my photo)
 Viewed:  1737 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Galena, chalcopyrite, calcite, dolomite
 Locality:
Sweetwater Mine, Ellington, Viburnum Trend District, Reynolds County, Missouri, USA
 Dimensions: Specimen size 25 cm
 Description:
Private collection, on display in the Mineralogical Museum Marburg (my photo)
 Viewed:  1727 Time(s)

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 Mineral: Galena, dolomite, marcasite
 Locality:
Picher Field, Tri-State District, Ottawa County, Oklahoma, USA
 Dimensions: Specimen size 10 cm
 Description:
My collection
 Viewed:  1732 Time(s)

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PostPosted: Aug 24, 2016 03:05    Post subject: Re: Favourite galena localities?  

Good move Tobi.

The mines in Weardale have to get a mention
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2016 08:12    Post subject: Re: Favourite galena localities?  

James wrote:
Good move Tobi. The mines in Weardale have to get a mention
Which ones do you have in mind? Photos please :-)
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2016 10:42    Post subject: Re: Favourite Galena localities?  

The lead mines at Loudville, Massachusetts, USA, near Northampton. A rare euhedral galena crystal on quartz with minor Baryte.


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 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Manhan Mines (Loudville Mine), Easthampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
 Dimensions: Crystal size is 1 cm.
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Found in the northern most shaft opening, now back-filled.
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PostPosted: Aug 25, 2016 14:30    Post subject: Re: Favourite Galena localities?  

For Arizona, it is the Iron Cap mine.


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 Mineral: Galena and sphalerite
 Locality:
Iron Cap Mine, Landsman Camp, Aravaipa, Aravaipa District, Santa Teresa Mountains, Graham County, Arizona, USA
 Dimensions: 5cm tall
 Description:
Photo by Jeff Scovil
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PostPosted: Aug 26, 2016 03:35    Post subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?  

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I changed the name of the topic from "Favourite Galena localities" to "Favourite Galenas". So everyone can feel free not only to discuss his/her favourite localities but also which colours and forms of that mineral he/she likes the most, e.g. simple or complex crystal forms, lustrous or not etc. ...
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PostPosted: Jan 10, 2017 15:30    Post subject: Re: Favourite Galenas?  

Another specimen (and finally my own one) from Neudorf, I simply love them:


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 Mineral: Galena
 Locality:
Pfaffenberg Mine, Neudorf, Harzgerode mining district, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt/Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
 Dimensions: Specimen size 3,5 cm
 Description:
(Floater specimen without matrix)
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