Galena is a lead sulfide mineral, the world's primary ore of lead. Crystals are common and often form in cubes and octahedrons. It is one of the easiest ores to smelt. One of the most interesting uses of galena was in early crystal radios! CAUTION: Galena is toxic to inhale or ingest, but you can handle it safely if there is no lead dust present (it is not broken). It is best to store your collection in a case.
It is classed cubic and has a hardness of 2.5+ on the Mohs scale.
GALENA is a stone of self-transformation. Shamanic work is supported. Tune in to its weight in your hand for a special depth of grounding. Befriend Galena to "recharge" your internal battery and kickstart your energy.