One quarter of the vein consists of galena, the remainder of zinc-blende.
About Dubuque, opposite galena, are extensive and rich lead mines.
At three o'clock in the afternoon we crossed over on the last boat, and took our departure for galena.
With the point of his pick he had hooked out a lump of galena as big as his head!
It is very often associated with other ores, particularly the great ore of lead (galena).
They proved to be a miner who had gone from galena and a stout lad.
In nearly every case the record is made either at St. Paul or at galena.
We took a steamer from galena to Stillwater, as everyone did in those days.
They are despatched to Bristol, where they receive a new washing, in order to separate the galena.
We drove in wagons with boards across for seats from Milwaukee to galena.
lead ore, lead sulphide, c.1600, from Latin galena "mix of silver and lead; dross from smelting lead," of unknown origin.