Bladed Barite Crystals on Matrix - VAR 071

Light yellow, bladed barite crystals on matrix

Measurements:  52 x 40 x 23 mm

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

Some of the barite crystals, mostly to the edges of the specimen, have a few small nicks.

Weight of Specimen:  60.3 g

Chemical Composition:  BaSO4  (barite)
                                       FeS2  (pyrite)

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

Location:  Rosh Pinah, Namibia.

Specimen Code:  VAR 071

US $ 65

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