galena
noun Etymology: Latin, lead ore Date: 1671 a bluish-gray cubic mineral with metallic luster consisting of lead sulfide and constituting the principal ore of lead

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  • Galena — steht für: die alte römische Bezeichnung für das Mineral Galenit (Bleiglanz) Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Galena (Arizona) Galena (Arkansas) Galena (Colorado) Galena (Idaho) Galena (Illinois) Galena (Indiana) Galena (Kansas) Galena (Maryland) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Galena — Galena, AK U.S. city in Alaska Population (2000): 675 Housing Units (2000): 259 Land area (2000): 17.874774 sq. miles (46.295451 sq. km) Water area (2000): 6.092414 sq. miles (15.779280 sq. km) Total area (2000): 23.967188 sq. miles (62.074731 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Galena — General Categoría Minerales sulfuros Clase 2.CD.10 (Strunz) Fórmula química Pb …   Wikipedia Español

  • galenă — GALÉNĂ s.f. Sulfură naturală de plumb, folosită ca redresor la aparatele de radio fără lămpi, la prepararea unor vopsele etc. – Din fr. galène. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  GALÉNĂ s. (chim.) sulfură de plumb. Trimis de siveco,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Galena — Ga*le na, n.[L. galena lead ore, dross that remains after melting lead: cf. F. gal[ e]ne sulphide of lead ore, antidote to poison, stillness of the sea, calm, tranquility.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Med.) A remedy or antidote for poison; theriaca.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • galena — lead ore, lead sulphide, c.1600, from L. galena mix of silver and lead; dross from smelting lead, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • galena — (Del lat. galēna, de or. hisp.). f. Mineral compuesto de azufre y plomo, de color gris y lustre intenso. Es la mejor mena del plomo …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Galena — Galena, Hauptstadt der Grafschaft Jo Davieß im nordamerikan. Staat Illinois, am Galenafluß, der 8 km unterhalb in den Mississippi mündet, mit altberühmten Blei , Zink und Kupfergruben und (1900) 5005 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • galena — |ê| s. f. [Mineralogia] Sulfureto natural de chumbo …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • galena — sustantivo femenino 1. (no contable) Mineral muy brillante de color gris del que se extrae el plomo …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • galena — [gə lē′nə] n. [L, lead ore, dross of melted lead < ?] a soft, lead gray, very heavy, crystalline mineral, lead sulfide, PbS, with a bright metallic luster, that is the chief ore of lead: see GLANCE2 …   English World dictionary

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