#08 / GALENA - Bulgaria
Locality: Ninth of September Mine, Madan Dist., Rhodope Mts., Bulgaria
Size: 7.5 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm
A very large Galena crystal with very distinctive paralell stepped faces. This is very large for the locale.
The back shows bright cubic stepped cleavage planes where it separated from other galena, and there are several areas of bright Sphalerite crystals on the faces of the galena crystal.
A few modest edge nicks as seen.
Weighs a hefty 21 ounces. Very uncommon in this size