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I was rock hunting the other day and came across this. It's shiny and very heavy. I have never seen something like this. Please someone help rockpic1 rockpic2

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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to earthscience.SE! Please read this guide about asking rock identification questions. Currently we really don't have enough information to answer your question. $\endgroup$ – bon Mar 7 '17 at 21:50
  • $\begingroup$ what is its hardness,what can it make marks on a knife ot glass or is it very soft,if it is very soft it might be molybdenum. $\endgroup$ – trond hansen Mar 8 '17 at 6:56
  • $\begingroup$ What made you decide that is worth asking a question if you can only supply these low-quality pictures? Is it that hard to wait a day and make new pictures? Take them in daylight, out of direct sunlight. No flash. $\endgroup$ – Jan Doggen Mar 8 '17 at 10:33
  • $\begingroup$ can we get a picture in focus? a mass and something for scale would help as well. $\endgroup$ – John Mar 8 '17 at 18:30
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The parts that reflect light very well imply it's galena, which has a high lead composition. It isn't the best galena specimen though; you can get galena with huge cubic crystals, but I'm fairly certain this is still galena.

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It looks like galena. It is shiny black, very heavy, and source of Lead (Pb). I wonder where you found it.

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