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Baryte rose

#48538

Baryte rose

#48538
Availability
Sold
Size
9.5 x 9.5 x 8 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
BaSO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
near Norman, Cleveland Co., Oklahoma, United States

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.

Baryte

Formula
BaSO4 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Prismatic, Massive - Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Imperfect 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white, yellowish white, grayish white, brownish white, dark brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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