Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


n.1.(Min.) Galena; lead ore.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Some concretions are complex in structure and contain crystals of galenite, sphalerite and calcite.
Sulphide occurs as zigenite ([(Co, Ni).sub.3][S.sub.4]), which is rarely found in the sedimentary rocks, with minor quantities of galenite (PbS) and pyrite (Fe[S.sub.2]).