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- near Norman, Cleveland Co., Oklahoma, United States
- Cabinet 9.5x9.5x8cm
An American Classic mineral locality: Baryte rose from Dr. David London's collection. London wrote a great article on this occurence in the July/August 2008 issue of the Mineralogical Record. This specimen features a cluster of three Baryte roses each 6cm wide. Excellent specimen from this unique occurence.
The locality is long shut down and private residence.
- Haile Moor mine, Haile, Copeland, Cumbria, England
- Cabinet 13x6x5.5cm
Hematite crystals are known for their variety of habits. On this specimen the entire black area is covered with discoidal rosettes of flashy black rosettes of Hematite to 4mm. Groups of rectangular creamy white Baryte crystals to 6mm cover the parts of the Hematite in small areas. Encroaching in from the left side are brownish Calcite crystals which cover half of the backside. It's a large specimen, fit for the cabinet to round out your sweet English suite. Two hand-written labels can be seen in the provenance tab.