Bladed Barite Crystals on Matrix VAR 054

Pale clear to light yellow barite crystals on matrix




Measurements:  70 x 50 x 43 mm

Description:  Bladed, sparkling, delicate barite crystals ranging in colour from pale clear to light yellow, cover most of a conglomerate matrix, including bits of hematite and pyrite. 

Some of the crystals have nicks.
Weight of Specimen:  75.1 g

Chemical Composition:  BaSO4  (barite)
                                       FeS2  (pyrite)
                                       α -Fe2O3   (hematite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  (barite)  3 - 3.5  
                                           (pyrite) 
6 - 6.5
                                           (hematite)  5 - 6

Location:  Rosh Pinah, Namibia.

US $ 90

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