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Baryte

#PD36477

Baryte

#PD36477
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4.5 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
BaSO4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tsumeb mine, Tsumeb, Namibia

Barite is rare from Tsumeb, especially in nice golden crytsals such as this. The crystals are thick tabular to 15 x 7mm. This specimen sits well on the long side and virtually damage free. A detachment point along side one crystal is evident but does not distract from the overall beauty.Very rare on the market if not impossible to find.

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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