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Baryte

ID: CC942

Excellently developed crystals of Baryte from the well known Ale and Cakes mine in Cornwall (part of the Great Consolidated group of mines). The Baryte forms light translucent green-grey thick bladed crystals to 2cm long. The Baryte has a high luster with many crystal faces reflecting the light, with crystals growing at different angles in a hedgehog like aggregate. Some of the crystals display parallel growth habits. The specimen has a label recording that it came from the 170 fathom level of the mine.

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Dimensions
6.0 × 5.2 × 3.5 cm
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Locality
Ale & Cakes Mine, Gwennap, Cornwall, England, Europe

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Baryte

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