Synonyms for galena

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They proved to be a miner who had gone from Galena and a stout lad.

We took a steamer from Galena to Stillwater, as everyone did in those days.

We drove in wagons with boards across for seats from Milwaukee to Galena.

About Dubuque, opposite Galena, are extensive and rich lead mines.

The Galena was managed and fought with great skill and daring.

With the point of his pick he had hooked out a lump of galena as big as his head!

And do you suppose Yetmore recognized the sand as galena ore?

The one is galena, a sulphuret of lead; the other, pyrites, a sulphuret of iron.

In this condition the Oneida was pulled past the forts by her consort, the Galena.

We'll go up to Galena, you and I, and we'll recruit the roughest, meanest miners we can find.

WORD ORIGIN

lead ore, lead sulphide, c.1600, from Latin galena "mix of silver and lead; dross from smelting lead," of unknown origin.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GALENA

leaden

adjectivemade of lead
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