Bladed Barite Crystals on Matrix - VAR 001

Measurements:  63 x 60 x 43 mm

Description:  Small, light yellow, sparkling, delicate bladed barite crystals sit on a conglomerate matrix with bits of pyrite. 

About 25% of the barite crystals are damaged.

Weight of Specimen:  124.2 g

Chemical Composition:  BaSO4  (barite)
                                        FeS2  (pyrite)

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

Location:  Rosh Pinah, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  VAR 001


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