Feminine type of Galeno.
Name Origin: Spanish
Name Gender: Female
lead ore, lead sulphide, c.1600, from Latin galena "mix of gold and lead; dross from smelting lead," of as yet not known source. Associated: Galenic.
soft blue-grey mineral; lead sulfide; a major way to obtain lead
- an answer or antidose for poison; theriaca.
- Lead sulphide; the key ore of lead. It really is of a bluish gray shade and metallic luster, and it is cubic in crystallization and cleavage.
(n.) A fix or antidose for poison; theriaca.
- (letter.) Lead sulphide; the principal ore of lead. It is of a bluish grey shade and metallic luster, and it is cubic in crystallization and cleavage.
Cambrian, Ordovician and Silurian beds have been recognized, the Upper Cambrian consisting of a limestone which is very rich in metalliferous ores (especially galena and calamine).