Mineral Name

Galena

Chemical Formula

PbS

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Color

light lead gray, dark lead gray

Class

Article

Luster

metallic

Diaphaneity

opaque

Hardness

2.5

Cleavage

3 directions: {001} perfect, {010} perfect, {100} perfect

Fracture

brittle

Density

7.2-7.6

Crystal Shape

most common form is cube, sometimes truncated by the octahedron.

Crystal System

Isometric

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