Bladed Barite Crystals on Matrix - VAR 039

Two-sided specimen of yellow bladed barite crystals on matrix

Measurements:  62 x 43 x 23 mm

Description:  A two-sided specimen consisting of small, sparkling, light yellow, delicate bladed barite crystals on a conglomerate (metal ore) matrix. 

Some of the barite crystals on the main display side (top) have a few nicks, while quite a few of them on the edges and bottom of the specimen, have damage.

Weight of Specimen:  83.4 g

Chemical Composition:  BaSO4  (barite)

Hardness on Mohs Scale:  3 - 3.5  (barite)  

Location:  Rosh Pinah, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  VAR 039

US $ 45

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