Galena is soft, heavy, mineral made of lead sulfide. This mineral has a dark gray streak color and a metallic luster. Galena is an amazing mineral which breaks into cubes when struck with a rock hammer due to its natural cleavage pattern.
An information card with details on the mineral formation, characteristics, and uses is included. Typical sample sizes are generally 1-2 inches in length or width but can vary based on availability and natural crystal shape.
Galena is a lead-based mineral. This mineral is not intended for children 12 and under due to the lead content. Do not taste or eat galena samples. Wash hands after handling and/or wear disposable gloves when handling galena samples to avoid accidental ingestion.
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD-Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.
May have sharp edges.