Gemstone of the Day
Specific Gravity: approximately 7.5+
Chemistry: PbS, Lead Sulfide
Cleavage: perfect in four direction forming cubes
Fracture: uneven and rarely seen because of the perfect cleavage
Streak: lead gray
Luster: metallic to dull
Healing: Galena is called a Stone of Harmony. Excellent for use in grounding. Galena reduces inflammation and increases circulation of the body. Used to increase the assimilation of selenium and zinc.
Do not use as an elixir.
Workings: Astrological sign is Capricorn. Vibrates to the master number 22 Use during meditation.
Chakra Applications: used to align the chakras
Foot Notes: Galena is the most important ore and the principal source of lead. It is found throughout the world. In the United States it is found in Missouri, Idaho, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Utah as well as in Australia, Canada, England, France, and Mexico. Galena specimens tarnish when exposed to air becoming dull in luster. Galena from certain regions is rich in silver.
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