Gelena Lead Ore - Higher percentage of Lead 65 to 90%
The San Fernando community lies within the Inkawazi District of La Convencion Province, Cusco Department of Peru, South America. Within the community’ s boundaries are 20,000 acres of mountains, valleys and rivers, containing massive unmined reserves of lead, silver, copper and gold. The exploitation of the massive lead reserves is planned with special attention to reducing environmental impact to the area, via the use of dry concentrating technology.
Galena is a mineral that is the primary ore of lead. Its chemical formula is PbS, which means it is composed of lead (Pb) and sulfur (S). Galena is commonly found in hydrothermal veins and other mineral deposits, and it can also occur as a component of sedimentary rocks.
Galena has a metallic luster and a gray color, and it has a cubic crystal structure. It is relatively soft, with a Mohs hardness of 2.5 to 2.75, and it is also heavy, with a specific gravity of 7.4 to 7.6.
Galena has been used for thousands of years for its lead content, which has been used for various purposes, including as a component in batteries, solder, and radiation shielding. However, due to the toxicity of lead, the use of galena and other lead-containing materials has become increasingly restricted in recent years