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Galena: Crystal structure | Sample photo | Raman spectrum | Interpretation | References

Crystal structure of Galena



Crystal Data:

Crystal System: Isometric - Hexoctahedral

Point Group: 4/m 3 2/m

Cell Data:

Space Group: F m3m, a = 5.936, Z = 4

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Density (calc.) = 7.60 and V = 209.16 Å3

Element color: Pb, S
Galena sample

Sample no. 5148 from the "Mineralogy and Petrography Museum Grigore Cobălcescu" of "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iaşi.

Origin: Banska Stiavnica.

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Raman spectrum of Galena
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Interpretation of Raman spectrum of Galena


• The Mineralogy Database [link]

• Crystal data (.cif file) from the American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database [link]