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1 item @ $125.00  

Witherite with Alstonite

#PD32178

Witherite with Alstonite

#PD32178
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 5.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
BaCO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Rosiclare, Hardin Co., Illinois, United States
Notes
Discounts/Promos do NOT apply to this item
Tagged
carbonate

Nice large pyramidal crystals of Witherite with a perfect hexagonal outline due to the typical twinning of Witherite. Largest crystals to 2.5 cm, with a smaller crystal showing double terminations. Good striations are present on all the crystals. Excellent specimen!

Fluorescent

Witherite

Formula
BaCO3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Pseudo Hexagonal, Columnar, Reniform 
Cleavage
Distinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
colorless, milky white, grayish white, pale yellowish white, pale brownish white 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sub Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
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