Please note: Galena is also known as lead glance; it is one of the main constitutes of lead, being the natural form of lead sulphide and is an important source of silver. Gem elixirs from this crystal must NEVER be made using the direct method. Hands must be washed after handling and must be kept away from children and animals.
Galena often grows with one or more of these other minerals:
Quartz, Sphalerite, pyrite, calcite, and fluorite
Chakra: Root Zodiac Sign: Capricorn CAUTION – LEAD MINERAL Galena is considered as a good aid to spiritual development & meditation; helps to bring calm clarity at the same time a strong support for grounding and helping to bring balance to all aspects & on all levels of life.
It is also thought to be a good protector against electromagnetic effects from computers etc.
It is also said to help to give strength & courage when facing difficult times, especially with difficult communication situations & when trying to regain personal power & overcoming some deep seated fears, opening one to new thoughts & ideas.