Galena is the natural form of lead sulfide. It contains high amounts of silver within its crystalline structure, which is why it has such a beautiful shine. The contrast of the black & white makes for a really great aesthetic. Peppered in all of this are tiny clusters of golden pyrite crystals which give it a nice shimmer.
The mineral pyrite, or iron pyrite, also known as fool's gold, is an iron sulfide with the chemical formula FeS2. This mineral's metallic luster & pale brass-yellow hue give it a superficial resemblance to gold, hence the well-known nickname of fool's gold.
Calcite is very common worldwide & has a widespread of color varieties. Calcite has a hardness of 3 & is best recognixed by its high reactivity with acids, such as vinegar. For your more brighter calcites like like orange, blue, & green can be found in a small area of Mexico.. Pink calcite. is found in Peru.
This piece is so individual in its self. It is both matte, while being metallic. It also has small sheets of pyrite while having small terminations of calcite it is just very unique and makes such a statement.
Weight: 312 grams