Wisconsin State Mineral: Galena (Lead sulphide)


The Wisconsin State Mineral is Galena (Lead sulphide).

Wisconsin State Mineral - Galena (Lead sulphide) was designated the state mineral in 1971 by Wisconsin Laws, Chapter 14. The proposal was introduced at the request of the Kenosha Gem and Mineral Society to promote geological awareness. Galena met the criteria for selection, as set by the Wisconsin Geological Society, including abundance, uniqueness, economic value, historical significance, and native nature.


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