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Baryte

#PD33937

Baryte

#PD33937
Availability
Sold
Size
14 x 10 x 4 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
BaSO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Halsbrucke, Freiberg dist., Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Tagged
sulfate

This is a large, heavy, very lusterous and impressive group of Baryte crystals.The crystals are pereferentially terminated with a brownish impurity. Excellent showy specimen with just a minor dign on the backside and considering how old and soft this specimen is, that is a minor miracle.

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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