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Baryte

#PD31025

Baryte

#PD31025
Availability
Sold
Size
8 x 6 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
BaSO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Rosiclare, Hardin Co., Illinois, United States
Tagged
sulfate

White, elongated tabular crystals of Baryte to 4cm in a nice divergent group. Excellent specimen. The terminastions are lustrous and smoth as opposed to the remainder of the crystal which is a frosted white. There is one broken off crystal, which technically is on the back side opposite of the display side.

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.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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