Origin of galena
Examples from the Web for galena
Historical Examples of galena
After the war he removed to Galena, and was there sent back to Congress.
The two important sources of supply are galena and cerussite.The A B C of Mining
Charles A. Bramble
Time admonishes me of my promise to furnish you some account of my journey from Galena to Fort Winnebago.
For two or three years after that nearly all the flour and grain used in the territory was brought from Galena.Old Rail Fence Corners
Captain Harris then retired from the river, living in Galena until his death in 189-.Old Times on the Upper Mississippi
George Byron Merrick
Word Origin for galena
lead ore, lead sulphide, c.1600, from Latin galena "mix of silver and lead; dross from smelting lead," of unknown origin.