Galenite


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Ga`le´nite


n.1.(Min.) Galena; lead ore.
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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]).