Snow Quartz With Galena

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This is a stunning Piece of Snow Quartz With Galena

Quartz is a form of silica and is the most common mineral the earths crust. As such Quartz and Quartz crystals can be found in large quantities the world over. Regardless of this fact very clear and large Quartz crystals are highly prized by collectors.

Galena is a form of lead ore.
Galena is one of the most abundant and widely distributed
sulfide minerals. It crystallizes in the cubic crystal system often showing octahedral forms. It is often associated with the minerals sphalerite, calcite and fluorite.

This is a common crystal, but with the contrast between the creamy white Snow Quartz and the shimmering metallic Galena is actually a very attractive crystal. 

It measures 6.5cm across