|Mineral 2||mineral species Galena|
|Mineral 3||mineral species Baryte|
|Category||Crystals and geodes|
|Group||Crystals on ganges|
|Formula PbCO3] CERUSSITE|
|O||Oxygen||Other no metal||17.95%|
|C||Carbon||Other no metal||4.48%|
|Formula PbS] GALENA|
|S||Sulfur||Other no metal||13.39%|
Galena is a mineral species composed of lead sulfide. Its name comes from the Latin galena and the Greek galene meaning lead ore. Galena is indeed the most abundant lead ore. There are many galena deposits around the world, it is an abundant mineral. It is a mineral that is encountered in very varied contexts: veins, hydrothermal deposits, volcano-sedimentary and sedimentary deposits ...
|Formula BaSO4] BARYTE|
|Ba||Barium||Alkaline earth metal|
|S||Sulfur||Other no metal|
|O||Oxygen||Other no metal|
Barite, also known as barite, is a mineral species made up of barium sulfate. Barite is of hydrothermal origin, is part of the sulfate group, and has many varieties. It takes its name from the Greek word meaning "heavy". It is in the form of flat crystals of vitreous luster, sometimes in lamellar form. Barite is the main mineral of barium and is exploited massively for its industrial properties and applications, in particular in the petroleum industry. The barite is white, yellow, orange or even translucent.