A display specimen of a galena crystal from Trepca Mine, Stan Terg, Mitrovica in Kosovo. This particular piece shows a stepped crystal face giving it a distinctive pyramid like aesthetic. This sample came from Trepca mine in Stan Terg, Mitovica, Kosovo, a region which has only recently become safely accessible and are supplied with both a white card tray and information label. Galena is a lead sulphide mineral which is a popular mineral among many, from amateurs to professionals and for varying reasons. Galena is the primary ore of lead, and as such, has had a large impact historically on human history. In general, galena is a bright blue mineral and has a metallic (shiny) lustre and is often reflective, but can dull over time with exposure. This specimen is an ideal piece for any mineral collection due to its peculiar formation and attractive appearance.