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Definition of Galena

Galena
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 prison, stillness of the sea, calm, tranquility.] 1. (Med.) A remedy or antidose for poison; theriaca. [Obs.] --Parr. 2. (Min.) Lead sulphide; the principal ore of lead. It is of a bluish gray color and metallic luster, and is cubic in crystallization and cleavage. False galena. See Blende.

Meaning of Galena from wikipedia

- Galena, also called lead glance, is the natural mineral form of lead(II) sulfide. It is the most important ore of lead and an important source of silver...
- Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a po****tion of 3,429 at the 2010 census. A 581-acre (235 ha) section...
- Galena (/ɡəˈliːnə/) (Notaalee Denh in Koyukon) is a city in the Yukon-Koyu**** Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. At the 2010 census the po****tion...
- May 1985), known professionally as Galena (Bulgarian: Галена), is a Bulgarian singer.[non-primary source needed] Galena was born May 21, 1985 in Smyadovo...
- Galena is a mineral and an important lead ore. Galena may also refer to: Galena, Alaska, a city Galena, Illinois, a city and county seat Galena Historic...
- Galena Park is a city in Harris County, Texas, United States, within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. The po****tion was 10,887 at the...
- Lake Galena may refer to: Lake Galena (Illinois), a reservoir in Jo Daviess County, Illinois Lake Galena (Pennsylvania), a reservoir in Bucks County,...
- Galena is a city in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city po****tion was 3,085. Although the railroad was built through...
- Three ships in the United States Navy have been named USS Galena. They were named for various communities that, in turn, were named for a native lead...
- Galena Biopharma (originally RXi Pharmaceuticals) was a publicly traded pharmaceutical company based in San Ramon, California. The company was founded...
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